Suspect who opened fire on IMPD officers during traffic stop in custody

UPDATE: IMPD initially stated that the driver fired shots. IMPD has since said that the passenger fired at officers.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Police say a suspect who opened fire on Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers is in custody.

Officer Genae Cook with IMPD said the shots were fired near the intersection of Howard and Shepard streets on the near west side around 7:30 p.m. Sunday during a traffic stop.

The driver of the car pulled over in the traffic stop. Then the passenger got out and opened fired on a field-training officer and a newer officer, according to IMPD. Officers did not return fire. Neither officer was injured.

It was not clear on Sunday night how many shots hit the police cruiser.

The driver in the car put her hands up and was taken into custody.

Police say the suspect left on foot and barricaded himself inside a home on the 1300 block of Belmont Avenue.

IMPD set up a perimeter in the area to block both pedestrian and vehicle traffic, and SWAT responded to the scene.

After several attempts at negoiating with the suspect were exhausted, a warrant was obtained and officers entered the residence. The suspect was soon located and taken into custody.

Police described the suspect as a Hispanic male.