Indy Police fatally shoot armed man during traffic stop

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Police say officers shot a man who pulled out a gun during a traffic stop.

The Indianapolis Star reports that the shooting happened on Friday night on the city’s east side. Police say members of the East District Flex Team, a proactive unit that chases the city’s most violent criminals, pulled over the van and fatally shot a passenger after he pulled out the gun.

Police have not identified the man who was killed or the driver of the van. They say the driver is cooperating with their investigation.

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