DREASJON REED

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Officer De’Joure Mercer, who fatally shot and killed Dreasjon Reed in May 2020, has dropped his complaint against the NFL, his lawyers say. The complaint was filed in June 2021 in the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Indiana. It said the NFL’s social media posts and campaign including […]

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis family is moving forward with a civil rights lawsuit against the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department. Thursday marks one year since the death of Dreasjon Reed, and a federal lawsuit in Indianapolis has its next hearing on May 19. Last May 6, Reed led police on a chase, which he shared on Facebook Live. […]

Fatima Johnson gives her first media interview to Cameron Ridle, just days after a grand jury decided not to file charges against Indianapolis Police Officer Dejoure Mercer in the May 6th shooting that killed Dreasjon Reed. Open Lines airs live Sunday Mornings at 8AM on 106.7 WTLC and HOT 96.3 Indianapolis.

Hosted by Cameron Ridle and Ebony Chappel An alleged eyewitness to the Dreasjon Reed incident speaks out on what they saw and Reed’s mother, Demetree Wynn gives her first interview following the release of the autopsy report earlier this week.

The Marion County Coroner will be releasing the autopsy results to the family of Dreasjon Reed on the same day the family was planning a press conference to demand its release.

A protest in downtown Indianapolis on Wednesday briefly blocked streets as demonstrators called for justice in the cases of Dreasjon Reed and McHale Rose, two men shot and killed by IMPD officers within 24 hours of each other back in May.

The autopsy report for Dreasjon Reed was completed weeks ago, but the special prosecutor working the case has asked that it not be released to family.

New details obtained by Call 6 Investigates in the shooting death of Dreasjon Reed by an IMPD officer last month show that the officer-involved fired his gun more than 10 times and the gun found next to Reed’s body was also fired twice.

As new video is released in the Dreasjon Reed case, lawyers who represent his family continue to cast doubt on what IMPD claims happened during that fatal exchange.

Recently obtained surveillance video shows the moments leading up to the death of Dreasjon Reed, the 21-year-old man killed by an Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer following a vehicle pursuit in May.

The family of Dreasjon Reed asked a judge to release the names of the officers directly and indirectly involved in his death

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Chief Randal Taylor said criminal charges are being filed against people who’ve made threats against officers in the wake of the fatal police shooting of Dreasjon Reed.