Indianapolis Police officer killed Saturday night
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. --- Indianapolis Police Officer Perry Renn was killed Saturday night in a shootout in Indianapolis.
Officer Renn was a 22-year veteran of the Indianapolis Police Department.
Renn and another officer responded to a report of shots fired Saturday night.
A call then went to dispatchers that an officer was down.
"This is obviously a very difficult thing to accept. We'll work through this, but right now this is a time for grieving," said Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard.
Officer Renn was awarded the Medal of Bravery in 2003. He also received a letter of Commendation in 2012 for his work during the 2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapse.
The suspect has been identified as 25-year-old Major Davis Junior.
In 2006, Davis was arrested on drug possession and reckless driving. In 2007 Davis was charged with possession of cocaine. In 2008 he was arrested on a drug dealing charge.