INDIANA — Just before 2 p.m. Wednesday, SWAT officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were in the routine of portion a narcotics hunt aver in the 2100 retard of Spann Ave, when they were fired upon.
The suspect, after identified as 39-year-old Christopher Johnson, was inside the aim chateau and fired on SWAT officers as they done entry, distinguished one officer in the arm. SWAT officers returned fire and injuring Johnson. EMS crew responded and ecstatic the officer in good condition and Johnson listed in vicious condition to a internal area hospital. Other subjects that were inside the chateau were incarcerated as a partial of the ongoing investigation. No one else was harmed during this incident.
“This occurrence serves as a sheer sign of the assault mostly destined toward law coercion officers. We mount with the village with beating and disappointment of those who select assault over correspondence and are operative tough together to change that mindset.” Stated Chief Bryan Roach, “We are beholden the officers concerned are protected and going home tonight and we will residence the mishap caused by this occurrence internally. We wish those close to the accused accept the suitable assistance with any mishap he may have caused them.”
BREAKING: Indianapolis Police Officer Shot During SWAT Operation, Suspect and Officer Taken To Hospital – IMPD pic.twitter.com/iKoQE3cHmI
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The concerned officer, a 11-year maestro of the IMPD, has been expelled from the hospital but will have follow up appointments to safeguard correct healing. Johnson was arrested for the following charges; attempted murder and vicious aroused felon-in-possession of a firearm. He stays in vicious but fast condition.