The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office has not said whether it sought to have Brandon Hole declared a dangerous person after a 2020 incident in which his mother told police he was suicidal. If a court had ruled he was dangerous, state law could have prevented him from buying another gun.
The vigil came about 43 hours after police say former employee Brandon Hole opened fire in the parking lot and inside the FedEx ground center at 8951 Mirabel Road, killing eight before turning the gun on himself.
Brandon Scott Hole, a former FedEx employee who apparently killed himself after the rampage, purchased the guns in July and September, police said.
Police say Brandon Scott Hole’s mother last year called the police about her son, fearing that he might commit suicide. Police seized a gun from him at that time.
Authorities say police seized a gun last year from the suspected shooter who opened fire with a rifle at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, killing eight.
The chairman of FedEx said Friday that eight of the people who died in a mass shooting at one of the company’s facilities in Indianapolis late Thursday night were employees.
Indianapolis police said they encountered an active-shooter incident when they arrived at the facility near Indianapolis International Airport shortly after 11 p.m. Thursday. The suspected shooter eventually took his own life.
The Gun Violence Archive says 147 mass shootings have occurred so far in 2021. Their definition of mass shooting is a minimum of four gunshot victims.
Madoff enjoyed an image as a self-made financial guru whose Midas touch defied market fluctuations. But his investment advisory business was exposed in 2008 as a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme that wiped out people’s fortunes and ruined charities and foundations.
The Indiana Legislature passed a bill Thursday that allows the state to withhold funding to cities that fail to protect public monuments and memorials from vandalism.
The task force would expand on a partnership between the Fishers Police Department and the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department that officials say has already helped reduce crime in the area.
House Bill 1006 includes provisions for mandatory de-escalation training, misdemeanor penalties for officers who turn off body cameras with intent to conceal, and bans on chokeholds in certain circumstances.
For the first time, shell companies will be required to provide the names of their owners or face stiff penalties and jail sentences. The information will be stored in a confidential database accessible to federal law enforcement and shared with banks.
Homeowners associations across Indianapolis are increasingly partnering with private companies to surveil their neighborhoods with automated license plate readers.
Prosecutors say Daniel R. Fruits, 46, defrauded his former employer out of millions of dollars that he spent on real estate, cars, Rolex watches, escort services and other items.
UPDATE: No charges against Indianapolis officer in fatal shooting; evidence shows victim and officer fired shots
The grand jury’s decision not to indict Dejoure Mercer, the Black officer who shot and killed Dreasjon Reed on May 6, was announced Tuesday by special prosecutor Rosemary Khoury. Reed also was Black.
U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr attributed this year’s rise in crime to both the COVID-19 pandemic and to what he described as the “demonization” of law enforcement.
A fire that damaged or destroyed about 20 big trucks at a south-side Indianapolis business is being investigated as arson. The blaze was reported about 3:30 a.m. Thursday at M&K Truck Center, 1401 Harding Court. The business said it was offering a $30,000 reward “for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible […]
The most significant theft that has occurred is not that of liquor or merchandise; the looters, by their actions, are stealing the credibility of the good people peacefully protesting a lengthy history of opportunity denied to people of color and those without means.
The one-two punch of the pandemic and protest-related violence raises questions about whether downtown can recover. Experts and community leaders say yes—but only with concerted effort and strong leadership.