ATF agent sues Columbus police over armed confrontation/tazing incident
7:00AM FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 05, 2021
WOSU (NPR Columbus) reported recently that a special agent with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms is suing the Columbus police department after a July 7, 2020 incident in which Columbus police officers handcuffed and tazed him. The entire incident was caught on body cam.
According to the suit, the ATF agent was trying to confiscate an illegally-held firearm when the suspect called 911 and the dispatcher sent officers Joseph Fihe and Kevin Winchell.
ELWOOD — An Elwood Police Officer died early Sunday morning after a shooting, according to Indiana State Police.
ISP says around 2 a.m., Officer Noah Shahnavaz, 24, was conducting a traffic stop near the intersection of State Road 37 and County Road 1100N in Madison County.
“For an unknown reason, the suspect exited the Buick and fired multiple rounds striking the officer at least one time. Before additional officers arrived, the suspect fled from the scene,” ISP wrote in a news release.
Shahnavaz was taken to an Elwood hospital before being flown to Indianapolis. He later died as a result of the injuries from the shooting. Full Story Below;