Man shot and killed during struggle with Indianapolis police; 2 officers injured


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INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis police say a man was fatally shot during a struggle with a police officer after a foot pursuit, and two officers were injured during the incident on the city's east side.

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Officer Chris Wilburn says an officer pulled over a vehicle for a routine traffic stop shortly after 3 p.m. Sunday and a man fled on foot. Wilburn says the officer caught up with the armed man after a short pursuit. WISH-TV reports the officer called for backup and a second officer arrived.

Wilburn says the man tried to grab an officer's gun and shots were fired.

He says an investigation is ongoing, including into whether the suspect drew his weapon.

The Indianapolis Star reports the officers' injuries were not life-threatening.

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