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IMPD releases names of officers involved in deadly shooting of suspected burglar

At the time, IMPD said they believed Rose was behind the 911 call and it may have been an ambush attempt on officers.
Credit: WTHR/Frank Young
IMPD officers are investigating an officer-involved shooting on the city's north side Thursday morning.

INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD released the names of the officers involved in a deadly shooting of a suspected burglar on May 7.

The officers are David Loyal (39-year veteran), Pepper Eldridge (14.5-year veteran), Andrew Guzman (1.5-year veteran), and Joseph Maxey (19.5-year veteran).

McHale Rose, 19, was shot and kileld by officers responding to an attempted burglary at an apartment in the 2200 block of Woodglen Drive, near 79th Street and Township Line Road.

RELATED: IMPD: Deadly north side officer-involved shooting may have started as ambush attempt on police

An IMPD spokesperson had said Rose fired a rifle at the officers, and they fired back. No officers were injured. 

IMPD Chief Randal Taylor said at the time, it appeared the incident may have started as an ambush attempt by the suspect.

Taylor said the initial 911 call was traced back to the Rose's phone, leading investigators to believe he was trying to ambush police.

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