Police ID man shot by officer after refusing to drop gun, charge him with attempted murder

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department person identified the antheral who was shot by an officer aft ignoring aggregate requests by officers to driblet his gun.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department accidental officers were called astir 8:21 p.m. Friday to aggregate reports of shots fired successful the 7700 artifact of Hackberry Court. That’s successful the Greentree Apartments disconnected Madison Avenue northbound of Stop 11 Road.

Officers recovered 31-year-old Aung Aung equipped with a handgun. Aung was firing shots erstwhile officers arrived and continued firing his limb aft being told to driblet the gun.

IMPD accidental Aung aboriginal walked toward officers and pointed his weapon successful their direction. Three officers fired astatine Aung.

Aung was the lone idiosyncratic injured successful the incident. He is charged with attempted murder.

The officers who fired their weapons person been placed connected administrative leave, which is modular process for officer-involved shooting investigations.

Anyone with accusation astir the incidental should interaction Detective Erika Jones by calling 317-327-3475 oregon sending an email to Erika.Jones@indy.gov. Those who privation to stay anonymous tin besides telephone Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana astatine 317-262-8477.

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