2 Groups Start Shooting at Each Other Because of Social Media Disagreement

On September 20, 2020, at approximately 11:54 a.m., Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Southeast District officers were called to the 4500 block of Pleasant Run Parkway N. Drive on a report of a disturbance.
At approximately 11:58 a.m., IMPD officers arrived on scene at 4500 Pleasant Run Parkway N. Drive. Both were in full IMPD uniform and drove fully marked police vehicles.
Upon arrival, officers found a disturbance involving approximately 20 people with weapons, some armed with guns, pepper spray, scissors, and a metal pipe. As officers approached the disturbance, they encountered multiple shots being fired in multiple directions. Through the investigation, it has been determined that the disturbance stemmed from a social media disagreement.
Officers encountered a male (person #1) involved in the disturbance. Person #1 observed the arrival of the officers and fled to a nearby parked vehicle, visibly carrying a firearm.
As officers approached the vehicle, they gave verbal commands.
Person #1 pointed a weapon at the officers.
One officer fired his weapon at person #1, striking him.
Assisting officers apprehended person #1 without any further incident and provided medical aid. Person #1 was transported by ambulance to Methodist Hospital in stable condition.
Two female victims were located, both with injuries consistent with gunshot wounds. Officers provided medical aid to the victims. They were transported to Eskenazi Hospital in stable condition.
Assisting officers apprehended a female (person #2) who had been involved in the shooting, without incident.
Through the investigation, detectives have determined the two victims were shot by person #1 and person #2 as officers first arrived on scene. Other weapons including scissors, metal pipe, pepper spray, and a metal pipe were also used by individuals during the disturbance.
A handgun was recovered from the vehicle where person #1 was located.
An additional gun was recovered from inside an apartment. This gun is believed to have been used to shoot one of the female victims.
Person #1 has since been released from Methodist Hospital and preliminarily arrested for aggravated battery.


By: Cortard Delusion (642.60)

Tags: police shooting, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, killing because of facebook comment

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana