Indianapolis police officers were shot multiple times on Saturday by a suspect involved in an earlier shooting in which two people were shot with guns. officials said
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said officers responded at 3:40 p.m. when it was reported that someone had been shot in the 6400 neighborhood of Kentstone Drive. Upon arrival, two gunshot victims were found.
at some point Officers found the suspect’s car and pursued it. When the chase is over The suspects were opened fire, police said. Five officers fired their weapons. officials said
The female officer and the suspect were both shot. The officer was taken to the hospital and was in good condition, police said. Details of her injuries were not released.
“She̵7;s in good spirits,” said police chief Randall Taylor. told reporters “I spoke to her at the hospital.”
The suspect is in critical condition.
Several officers had their body cameras activated. And one of them had a police car dash camera activated during the terrifying scene. But the video hasn’t been released at this time.
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Investigators did not search for any other suspects involved in the two incidents.
An investigation into the police-related shooting was conducted by the department’s internal affairs unit. Officers firing weapons will be suspended according to standard regulations. officials said