Suspect at large after IMPD officer-involved shooting

Police were involved in a shooting Monday, July 20, 2015. (WISH Photo/Steve Maguire)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — An IMPD officer was involved in a shooting on the northeast side of the city Monday evening, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officials confirmed.

The shooting was related to a chase in the area of 33rd Street and Sherman Drive.

IMPD said that an officer was making a routine traffic stop of a gold Ford Taurus when the front seat passenger got out with a gun.

After warning him to drop the gun and the man refusing, the officer fired at the suspect, but the suspect was not hit.

The suspect then fled north on foot with the gun in his hand.

Two other men in the vehicle were detained.

A perimeter was set up and officers and K-9 units conducted a search, but the suspect was not found. Police did recover two weapons during the search.

The suspect is described as a black male with a light skin tone and long hair and wearing khaki shorts and no shirt.

No one was injured.

Police say the suspect is considered armed and dangerous. 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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