Indianapolis Police Fatally Shoot wanted armed man at Gas Station

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A 33-year-old homicide suspect wanted for escape and weapons charges has been shot and killed by the Indianapolis police inside a gas station Wednesday.

Authorities say the shooting occurred after the man pointed a gun on the detectives inside a business place located on the East Side of the City.

Detectives with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department’s Violent Crime Unit had located the 33-year-old man and saw he was armed with a gun.

They waited for him to leave the business before approaching him, but he went back inside, followed by the detectives, who tried speaking to him.

He then pointed his gun at the detectives, who then shot him, police disclosed.

The man was pronounced dead by the Medics, who arrived to the scene.

Officials say no detectives or civilians were injured.

Authorities are yet to disclose the identity of the man.

The detectives who shot the man have been placed on administrative leave, as departmental rules implies.

The police Use of Force Review Board will conduct a review of the shooting.