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IMPD makes arrest after east side shooting, SWAT callout

A woman was shot Saturday morning in an apartment complex and SWAT was called in to arrest the suspect.
Credit: WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD arrested a man for allegedly shooting a woman in a domestic case Saturday morning at a far east side apartment complex.

Officers were called just after 8 a.m. to the Carriage House East Apartments near 42nd Street and Mitthoeffer Road on a report of a person shot. 

They found a woman who had been shot. She was taken to the hospital and was in stable condition Saturday afternoon.

The suspect, later identified as 49-year-old Clevester Brown, was inside the apartment on Pineneedle Court and SWAT officers were called to help take him into custody after a lengthy standoff that lasted most of the morning.

According to a tweet from IMPD early Saturday afternoon, the Brown was arrested for battery with a deadly weapon and taken to the hospital for "health reasons."

Police have not shared the name of the woman who was shot. 

A public police report indicates that officers recovered a handgun as part of their investigation.

The Marion County Prosecutors Office will review the case and determine a final charging decision on Brown.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Detective Jerry Townsend at 317.327.3475 or by e-mail at Jerry.Townsend@indy.gov. Or people can call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana to remain anonymous at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS).

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