WRTV 6 on 04/09/2020 by Andrew Smith
The incident happened around 3 p.m. in the 1800 block of Edinburge Square, near 21st and Franklin.
Officers were called to the apartment for a domestic incident, IMPD Assistant Chief Chris Bailey said. When they arrived, shots were fired and the officer and a female inside the apartment were shot.
Officer Breann Leath, 24, later died, IMPD Chief Randal Taylor said. She was a mother and a graduate of Southport High School.
Leath’s mother is a long-time emergency dispatcher for the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and her father is a Marion County Sheriff’s Deputy.
She was a member of IMPD’s 16th Recruit Class and has been with the department for two years.