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Investigation underway after IMPD officer shot, injured on northwest side

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Posted at 5:20 PM, May 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-31 14:32:56-04

UPDATE | At 10:12 p.m. Saturday, IMPD tweeted that the officer who was shot in the incident has been released from the hospital.

INDIANAPOLIS — Officers with Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating after they responded to a person shot in the 6400 block of Kentstone Drive on the city's northwest side around 3:40 p.m. Saturday.

When they arrived at the scene, they found two people with gunshot wounds. According to police, one was critically injured and the other is stable.

During that investigation a vehicle pursuit ensued, ending at W. 30th Street and Riverside Drive when a female officer was shot during an exchange of gunfire with the suspect.

She was taken to Methodist hospital in good condition.

The suspect was also struck during the exchange and is in critical condition.

Lt. Shane Foley said the scene is active and the road will be closed for several hours. They don't believe there is an active threat to the community.

If you have any information, you're asked to call IMPD or Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.