Indiana officers kill woman in police parking lot


Indianapolis Suburban Police say officers fatally shot a woman after she rammed her vehicle into several squad cars and nearly hit officers following a high-speed chase which ended in the parking lot of the department.

GREENWOOD, Ind. – Suburban Indianapolis officers fatally shot a woman after she rammed her vehicle into several squad cars and nearly ran into officers following a high-speed chase that ended in the police department parking lot. police, authorities said.

Officers in Greenwood, just south of Indianapolis, were responding around 11 p.m. Tuesday to a report of a possibly intoxicated driver when they spotted the woman’s car and a pursuit began in downtown Greenwood, police said.

The woman was involved in an accident without injury during the chase, which continued to the rear parking lot of the Greenwood Police Department. A police spokesperson told WTHR-TV that officers blocked entrances to the parking lot in an attempt to stop the woman’s erratic driving.

Police say she continued to drive recklessly into the parking lot and several officers fired their guns, killing her, after she rammed into several police cars and nearly hit officers who repeatedly tried to box into her car .

The woman’s name was not immediately released pending notification of her next of kin, the Johnson County Coroner said in a Facebook post.

Police said there was a body camera of the officer and surveillance footage of what happened. The Associated Press left a message with Greenwood police on Wednesday requesting additional information.

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