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.
The IMPD officer shot earlier today has been released from the hospital. We are thankful for all of the support we have received from the community today. #IncidentUpdate— IMPD (@IMPDnews) May 30, 2021
An IMPD officer was shot during an incident and is in good condition.— IMPD (@IMPDnews) May 29, 2021
If you can please avoid W. 30th Street from Clifton Street to E. Riverside Drive IMPD officers are working a critical incident and the road will be shut down for some time.— IMPD (@IMPDnews) May 29, 2021
There are active police scenes near 6300 Kentstone Dr and W 30th St near Riverside Dr. There is no active threat to the community and officers are not looking for any suspects.— IMPD (@IMPDnews) May 29, 2021