FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Dynamic Plaques - FVT Plaques
FVT Plaques is introducing new dynamic plaques to recognize police and sheriff's...

Legally Defensible Training Records

Ask The Expert

Ari Vidali

CEO and Founder of Envisage Technologies

Top News

Video: Indianapolis Officer Shot, Killed in Alley Gun Battle

July 06, 2014  | 

VIDEO: Indianapolis Officer Shot, Killed in Alley Gun Battle

An Indianapolis police officer was fatally shot late Saturday after he and another officer exchanged gunfire with a suspect in an alley. 

Officer Perry Renn, 51, was pronounced dead at a local hospital shortly before 10 p.m. local time. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department spokesman Lt. Christopher Bailey said Officer Renn was with the IMPD for nearly 22 years.

With voices cracking and anger seething, Mayor Greg Ballard, Public Safety Director Troy Riggs and Police Chief Rick Hite said 21-year veteran patrolman Perry Renn had been shot and killed in an Eastside alley.

Police Chief Rick Hite told the Indy Star, "Tonight we are here because we have lost one of our own. Perry Renn was a very fine and courageous officer."

Renn and two other officers responded to a report of shots fired at 34th Street and Forest Manor Avenue at 9:23 p.m. When they arrived, police said, the officers encountered Major Davis, Jr., 25, who was brandishing an assault rifle. The police and Davis exchanged gunfire for three to five minutes. Davis was struck and critically wounded.

Photo: IMPD
Photo: IMPD


Comments (2)

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2

Alan Kolkow @ 7/6/2014 10:05 AM

I feel for the fellow officers and the family of this fallen officer.
But could the news source of the story please learn how to utilize the spell checker??? The word is Spelled "Alley" Look it up. I'm sure the family would appreciate an accurate account of what happened.

dray @ 7/7/2014 5:00 PM

Mr. Kolkow, Thank you spell check police. If that is all you have to say, comment somewhere else. Perhaps some well deserving educator's blog.

Rest in peace, brother, thank you for standing in the gap.

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

G-Shock Adds Vintage Rose Gold Theme to Master of G
Casio G-Shock has unveiled the latest models for its Master of G series of watches, which...
Border Patrol Recovers $2 Million Worth of Meth at Texas-Mexico Border
U.S. Border Patrol officers found a record-breaking $2 million worth of methamphetamine...
Thousands of Police to Provide Security for Presidential Inauguration
By week's end, the nation's capital will have transformed into a virtual fortress of...
2 Idaho Deputies Shot Serving Arrest Warrant
Two deputies with the Bonner County (ID) Sheriff's Office were each shot three times while...
Man Who Shot Arizona Trooper Was Former Mexican Police Officer
The man who shot and severely beat an Arizona state trooper last week was a former member...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine