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IMPD: Man shoots himself during struggle with police

Posted: 8:05 AM, Nov 13, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-13 08:05:43-05
PD: Man shoots himself amid struggle with police
PD: Man shoots himself amid struggle with police

INDIANAPOLIS — A man was hospitalized early Tuesday morning after police say he shot himself during a struggle with officers.

The incident happened at around 3 a.m., near White River Parkway West and W. Raymond Street.

A spokesperson with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said a man and another person were asleep in a car when police woke them up. The driver was not being forthcoming about his identity, arousing suspicions, police say.

During the investigation, a struggle ensued, and the driver was shot. Police say a preliminary investigation shows the man shot himself. There is no evidence to suggest any officers fired shots, police say.

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