police shooting

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 […]

LAWRENCE — A man is in critical condition after he was shot by an off-duty Lawrence Police Department officer early Monday during a fight at a bar on the northeast side in which investigators say the man fired a gun. Officers with the Lawrence Police Department responded to the Mar y Sol Bar and Grill […]

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.

An organization founded by rapper Jay-Z has offered to pay the bail bonds and citation fees for those who were arrested in Wauwatosa Thursday night while protesting the decision not to charge a local police officer who shot and killed of 17-year-old in February.

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.

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 — Unrest and anger filled the streets of Indianapolis Thursday, less than 24 hours after two deadly officer-involved shootings and a pregnant woman was struck and killed by an officer. Residents immediately began to protest at the scene of the first officer-involved shooting, which drew national media attention. Multiple protests formed by Thursday afternoon, […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Funeral arrangements for the Indianapolis police officer shot and killed in the line of duty have been announced. Because of the current social distancing guidelines, the public is invited to participate in the funeral service online for Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Officer Breann Leath, according to a press release from the department. The […]

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer was shot and killed and a female was injured Thursday afternoon on the east side of Indianapolis, according to IMPD. The incident happened around 3 p.m. in the 1800 block of Edinburge Square, near 21st and Franklin. Officers were called to the apartment for a domestic incident, […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A suspect is in critical condition after being shot by a police officer early Sunday morning on the northwest side of Indianapolis after allegedly shooting someone. An Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer, who has been with the department for eight years, was working an off-duty employment job at El Parral Dancing Club just […]