Police make arrest in fatal overnight officer-involved shooting
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — An Indianapolis police officer fatally shot an armed robbery suspect at a northwest side McDonald’s restaurant late Saturday night, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.
IMPD says officers were called to the McDonald’s at West 38th Street and Lafayette Road on report of a robbery in progress around 11:15 p.m. An officer nearby arrived within 60 seconds and found an armed suspect inside, according to IMPD.
Cameron Gover, 30, was shot by police and pronounced dead at the scene, according to IMPD. Briscoe Jones, 27, was arrested and faces preliminary charges of robbery and felony murder.
It’s not clear if the shooting happened inside or outside of the fast food restaurant.
No one else was injured, IMPD says.
A SWAT team was called to help at the scene as a precautionary measure.
Police say they are working to figure out exactly how many armed robbery suspects were involved. Police say the initial broadcast suggested there were two suspects.
Detectives have been questioning McDonald’s employees in order to get a better understanding of what happened. Police say some were questioned at the restaurant and others were taken to police headquarters downtown for questioning.