Indianapolis, IN – Fatal Shooting Outside Indianapolis Bar, Off-Duty Officer Injured

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Indianapolis, IN – A deadly confrontation erupted outside a bar in Indianapolis, Indiana, resulting in one death and injuries to five others, including an off-duty police officer. 

The incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday, around 1:30 a.m., when a disturbance in the bar’s parking lot led to an exchange of gunfire. The Indianapolis Metro Police Department (IMPD) reported that two off-duty officers, present in uniform, were involved in the shootout, with one officer getting struck. The injured officer was swiftly transported to a local hospital and is anticipated to make a full recovery.

The scene of the shooting was in a mixed-use area of East Washington Street, a location known for its business and residential presence. In the aftermath, authorities recovered a firearm and found four additional victims with non-life-threatening injuries. The victims, three men and one woman, were taken to the hospital for treatment.

Later, a man with gunshot wounds arrived at Community Hospital East, where he succumbed to his injuries. This individual is believed to be connected to the parking lot shooting. The identity of the deceased and further details about potential suspects remain undisclosed. 

IMPD has initiated a thorough investigation, with officers on administrative leave as per protocol. The community has been urged to assist in the investigation by providing any relevant information to the authorities.

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