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IMPD: Officer fires at suspect on near north side; no injuries

UPDATE: IMPD says the intersection of Illinois at 32nd will remain closed for the next few hours.

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers confirmed an officer-involved shooting Friday afternoon.

Police say they were conducting a firearms investigation and issued a traffic stop on a Chevy Yukon occupied by three people just after 1:30 p.m. at the 3300 block of North Illinois Street. During the investigation the rear passenger was being taken from the vehicle when he shoved the officer before fleeing on foot. The officer began chasing the suspect.

The officer seen the suspect had a gun and warned other responding officers. The suspect then fired his gun and the officer returned fire with his issued IMPD firearm.

The suspect threw down his gun and was taken into custody, according to a release. The exact offenses for which he will be arrested are still being determined.

He has been identified as 19-year-old Trevin Wheatley.

Mugshot of Trevin Wheatley (Provided Photo/IMPD)

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Erika Jones at 317-327-3475 or by e-mail at  Alternatively, anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 317-262-TIPS.

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