ISP investigating police shooting of double-murder and kidnapping suspect

The SUV crashed behind the restaurant after officers shot the suspect.
Photo courtesy Indiana State Police

The restaurant on Charlestown Road where the woman was kidnapped at gunpoint.

Photo courtesy Indiana State Police

NEW ALBANY, Ind. -- Indiana State Police are investigating a police involved shooting of a man who allegedly killed two people at a gas station and later kidnapped a woman from a restaurant while attempting to escape.

Around 10 a.m. Monday, there was a double murder at a gas station in New Albany.

Officers with the New Albany Police Department, the Floyd County Sheriff's Department, and ISP responded to the scene. 

Officers located the suspect driving a maroon SUV and pursued the vehicle until it stopped near Charlestown Road just north of I-265.

The suspect got out of the vehicle and ran inside a nearby restaurant.

Inside the restaurant he allegedly kidnapped a woman at gunpoint and forced her into an SUV in the back parking lot, reports said.

While officers surrounded the area, the woman fell from the vehicle.

The suspect attempted to run over officers, and officers fired shots at the suspect, reports said.

The suspect was subdued after the SUV crashed.

Both the suspect and victim were transported to the hospital.

ISP is investigating the police involved shooting. New Albany Police are investigating the double murder.

The names of those involved have not been released.

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