A police officer expired on Thursday after he was shot multiple times after responding to a gondola clang outside of Indianapolis.
At least two suspects are in custody, police announced. Evidences at the scene of the incident reported hearing several shots.
The police officer was identified as Lt. Aaron Allan, IMPD told FOX 59.
Allan, the Southport Police Departments police officers of the year for 2015, was responding to a auto accident in southern Marion County, according to the Indianapolis Star.
Allan and two seconds detective from the Homecroft Police Department were in the process of responding to the gate-crash in which a vehicle had transformed over before 3 p. m. When he approached private vehicles one of the two inhabitants started shooting, the Indianapolis Star reported.
The Homecroft officer and an off-duty Johnson County Sheriff’s deputy who was in the point at the time recalled ardor and made the crap-shooter, powers said.
We listened a lot of sirens. We were distrustful “whats going on”, witness Ciarra Williams told FOX 59. And then we come up here and we were told by police officers that there was four adolescents in the vehicle and that ardours were shot( sic ). “
Allan was the second largest Indiana police officer to die on Thursday.
Deputy Chief James “Jim” Waters, 48, expired after being involved in a serious auto clang during the course of its weekend. Water was traveling eastbound on the interstate when a semi hit his vehicle from behind, flaming officials told FOX 59.