Police set up perimeter in Fountain Square, search for suspect after resident shot at in apparent break-in
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Nov. 24, 2015)— Police are searching for an armed suspect after he shot at a resident during a home break-in in Fountain Square.
The incident happened inside a house in the 1500 block of Pleasant Street around 10:30 a.m.
Police responded to the residence after the homeowner called 911 and told the operator a man was pointing a gun at him.
Police heard a gunshot upon arrival, and a man opened the door and yelled, “I’ve been shot, he is running out the back door.”
An officer tried to chase the suspect as he ran out the garage, but the officer lost sight of him.
Officers spoke with the victim who had a graze wound to the left side of his forehead above his temple.
The victim stated that the suspect was at his house with another male last night. The man returned to his house today and wanted to know where the other man was because the other man allegedly stole money from the suspect,
The victim told the suspect that he didn’t know where the other man was, and that’s when the suspect pulled a gun from his back pocket and pointed it at the victim’s head.
The victim grabbed his phone told the suspect he was calling the man who stole the suspect’s money, but instead he called 911. The victim described the suspect as a 19-year-old black male, six feet tall, and about 160 pounds. The man was dressed in black jeans and a grey shirt and he had a thin mustache and a gold tooth.
If you have any information about the whereabouts of this suspect, please call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.