Driver crashes stolen SUV into Fountain Square car lot

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Steven Shaw

INDIANAPOLIS—Metro Police have one man in custody following a brief chase and crash on the city’s near southeast side Sunday evening.

Shortly before 7 p.m. officers tried to pull the SUV over at East Hoyt Avenue and South Keystone Avenue.

The driver took off and after a short chase, police say the man knocked down a stop sign, drove through a brick retaining wall and ended up on top of three parked cars at Azteca Car Sales in the 1300 block of East Prospect Street.

Scene of the crash

The SUV was totaled in the crash.  Police say it had been reported stolen.

Police arrested 35-year-old Steven Lee Shaw.

Shaw was charged with possession of a controlled substance, driving with a suspended license, resisting law enforcement and auto theft.

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