Man killed, cop hurt in gunfight

April 3, 2013

One man was killed and an Indianapolis police officer was injured Tuesday night in a gun battle that erupted after the officer pulled over a vehicle full of men on the east side of the city. The unnamed officer conducted a traffic stop of a car with five occupants at East 36th Street and Sherman Drive at 8:20 p.m. One of the passengers pulled a gun, sparking the gunfight. The car’s driver was fatally shot and three other passengers suffered non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. The officer is recovering.