Police say the man led officers on a pursuit from the park to a home on the city’s southeast side. When officers heard the man inside the house cock a gun, one officer fired a shot through an open window, fatally wounding the suspect.
Companies to add 1,000-plus jobs
INDIANAPOLIS — A health service center’s plans to add 549 positions by 2016 are among more than 1,000 new jobs in the Indianapolis area that Gov. Mike Pence announced.
Pence said Wednesday that St. Louis-based Ascension Health, the largest Catholic hospital chain in the nation, plans to expand its service center on the Indianapolis north side by 2016. The expansion announced Wednesday also include one by Fishers mobile app provider Bluebridge Digital. It plans to create about 200 jobs by 2022 and invest more than $300,000 for office space.
N. Ind. soldier among 6 dead in Afghanistan crash
ELKHART — The mother of a northern Indiana soldier says he was one of six U.S. service members killed after a helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan,
Debbie Bussard Passerallo of Elkhart said her son. 30-year-old U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jesse Lee Williams, was on a Black Hawk transport helicopter with five other soldiers at the time of the crash Tuesday. All six soldiers died in the crash.