Indianapolis officer fatally shot, gunman killed

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by Associated Press

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Posted on September 20, 2013 at 8:59 AM

INDIANAPOLIS -- Authorities say an Indianapolis police officer was fatally shot by a gunman who was then killed.
 
City police Lt. Christopher Bailey says the shooting happened about 2 a.m. Friday at an apartment complex on the city’s northwest side after officers were called there for a disturbance.
 
Bailey says Officer Rod Bradway forced his way into an apartment after hearing a woman scream for help and was shot. The gunman was killed during an exchange of shots.
 
Bradway was taken to Wishard Memorial Hospital where he died a short time later. Police say the woman wasn’t injured.
 
Police Chief Rick Hite says Bradway was a brave officer who was acting to save a woman’s life.
 
Indianapolis Fraternal Order of Police president Bill Owensby says Bradway was married with two children.

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