Wounded officer dies in hospital

January 26, 2011

Indianapolis police officer David Moore, who suffered numerous gunshot wounds during a traffic stop Sunday, died this morning at Wishard Hospital after being taken off life support. Moore, a Roncalli High School and Purdue University graduate, was 29. A suspect in the shooting, Thomas Hardy, 60, is being held at Marion County Jail on possible robbery charges, but hasn’t been charged in Moore’s death. Moore, a former department rookie of the year, is the first Indianapolis police officer killed in the line of duty since 2004.