OFFICER DIES, SHOT WHILE RESPONDING TO CRASH
INDIANAPOLIS» A police officer died after being shot multiple times while responding to a traffic crash on the south side of Indianapolis, authorities said Thursday.
Lt. Aaron Allen of the Southport Police Department was responding to a call about a crash with people trapped inside a vehicle Thursday afternoon when he was shot, Sgt. Kendale Adams of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said. Allen died at Eskenazi Hospital, Adams said.
“Shots were fired by one of the vehicle’s occupants, striking the Southport lieutenant,” Adams said.
Two other officers at the scene, including one who was off-duty at the time, returned fire, striking a person inside the vehicle, Adams said. That person and a second person injured in the crash were hospitalized and in custody. Police did not release their names or discuss a motive for the shooting.
Allen was a six-year veteran of the Southport department and had nearly 20 years of law enforcement experience.
Utah man says he killed wife because she laughed at him.
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Crews find body of teen swept over falls.
Authorities say they have discovered the body of an 18-year-old woman swept over a waterfall.
The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office says the woman was found in a pool of water Thursday at the base of the lower falls at Wallace Falls State Park northeast of Seattle.
Officials say the woman, a local community college student from Las Vegas, had climbed out past an observation fence onto an island above the upper falls on Wednesday.
As they returned, the friends heard a scream and splash behind them, and their friend was gone.