INDIANAPOLIS -- A man who was shot and killed by police early Thursday morning had a warrant issued for his arrest on that same day, court records show.
Aaron Bailey, 45, had been wearing an electronic monitoring device that shut down at 12:02 p.m. Wednesday.
He was being monitored by the Marion County Community Corrections while he was out on bond on a theft charge from a Dollar General back in February.
According to reports obtained by Call 6 Investigates, the monitoring device shut down because Bailey had failed to charge it.
Court documents reveal that the staff at community corrections had tried to contact Bailey but were not able to reach him.
He also had failed to pay his monetary obligations to the courts, which was his second violation with community corrections under the same case.
The warrant for his arrest was issued on June 29th, the same day he was killed during a traffic stop with Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers, but it does not state whether it was issued before or after the shooting at 1:45 a.m.
Police say Bailey was driving just before 2:00 a.m. Thursday morning when police pulled him over for a traffic violation near the intersection of Burdsal Parkway and Riverside Drive. During that stop, Bailey sped from the scene, leading police on a brief chase before he crashed into a tree near the intersection of 23rd Street and Aqueduct Street.
The two officers fired "multiple" rounds at the vehicle, hitting Bailey. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.
No weapon was found inside the vehicle.
The circumstances surrounding the events that led to the shooting have not been released.