Indianapolis police: Officer shoots man in struggle

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (AP) — Indianapolis police say an officer shot a suspect during a struggle over a weapon, critically injuring the man.

Deputy Chief Chris Bailey says the shooting occurred Thursday afternoon after officers pulled over the suspect's car on the city's far east side.

He says the suspect was evasive in talking to officers and was asked to step out of his vehicle. He tells The Indianapolis Star that two officers saw the man had a gun and they began to struggle with the man over the weapon.

Police say one of the three officers involved tried to subdue the man with a stun gun, and when that didn't work, an officer shot him.

No officers were hurt.

The names of the man and the officers were not immediately released.

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