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Friends say suspect was 'fearful' before Friday morning shooting

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Quintico Goolsby died Friday in a shootout with an IMPD officer Quintico Goolsby died Friday in a shootout with an IMPD officer
INDIANAPOLIS - Two women who were friends of the man who reportedly shot an officer and killed two women Friday morning told Eyewitness News he was in a fearful mood in the hours leading up to the shooting.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, they said 36-year-old Quintico Goolsby of Indianapolis left their house before 5:00 Friday morning.

"Like, he was nervous, kind of pacing back-and-forth like he was scared for his life....He actually said that....He would not tell us anything."

They said Goolsby had mental issues but took no medicine. Still, they never thought he was capable of violence.

 "I did not think that it could be true," said one of the women. "He's just not that type of person."

Police went to the 2600 block of North Dearborn Street between Keystone Avenue and Sherman Drive around 7:15 a.m. A single officer, 12-year-veteran Greg Milburn, approached the home when Goolsby allegedly came out from between two houses and started shooting at him. Milburn was wearing body armor, which stopped two bullets. The officer shot back, killing Goolsby.

Although Milburn was wearing body armor, he was still taken to a local hospital for treatment. He was released Friday afternoon.

Investigators found two women dead inside the home Milburn originally arrived to look into. They have been identified as 84-year-old Julia Morrow and granddaughter, 30-year-old Inity Morrow. The home where they were found was Julia's.

"It's heartbreaking, you know, but God prevails," said Julia's sister, Rose Anderson.

Her friends and family still speak about Julia in the present tense.

"She's just a wonderful, Godly woman," said her pastor's wife, Shirley Alexander. "She is welcoming, kind, gentle, a woman of great love for people and God."

Investigators do not know what relationship, if any, the victims had with Goolsby, nor have they released any details about how the women died. Family said Julia took in young people who needed help, but they knew nothing about suspect Quintico Goolsby.

"Just like Rosa Parks was the catalyst for the civil rights movement, I am hoping that Julia Morrow will be the catalyst to say, 'No more. No more violence'," said Alexander.

Our 13 Investigates team confirmed Goolsby had a long criminal history with more than 40 arrests in Marion County alone. He served time in prison for theft, dealing cocaine, drug possession, criminal confinement, pointing a gun and lots of cases of driving without a license.
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