Suspect named in police involved shooting

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A suspect was taken into custody Friday night after an officer involved shooting on the east side of Indianapolis.

Police say around 9 p.m., and officer at 30th Street and Keystone Avenue saw a vehicle disregard a stop sign and a pursuit began.

According to IMPD, at some point during the chase 27-year-old Louis Carter tried to run over officers. That’s when police fired shots. Officials say the Carter was not hit by bullets.

The pursuit ended at a dead end near 30th Street and Ribble Road. Police say the Carter exited the vehicle and was soon apprehended by a K-9 officer.

Police say no officers were hurt during the incident. The suspect suffered minimal injuries from dog bites and was transported to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital in stable condition. At this point, police aren’t sure if the suspect was armed.

During the pursuit, a telephone pole was struck. Indianapolis Power and Light Company crews were called to repair the damage.

The investigation is ongoing. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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