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Suspect Shoots Officer Rescuing Woman
INDIANAPOLIS (WKRC) -- Indianapolis police identified a man they say shot and killed an officer who forced his way into an apartment where a woman was screaming for help.
41 year old officer Rod Bradway died at a hospital after a shootout early Friday morning.
24 year old Steven Byrdo died after exchanging gunfire with police.
Police say Byrdo was hiding behind the door Officer Bradway kicked open and shot him as he entered the apartment.
The suspect held the woman at gunpoint for three hours. The woman's 10 month old child was in the apartment at the time but was not hurt.