Indiana Police Search for Suspect Accused of Shooting City Firefighter

Police in Indianapolis have alerted citizens to be on the lookout for Indy resident Jerry Glover whom they suspect ambushed and shot a city firefighter.

Police say the 37-year-old Glover is five-foot-nine African American with close cropped hair who weighs 175 pounds. He may be driving a 1990s era Chevy Caprice Classic four-door with tinted windows and 22-inch aluminum rims. Officials say they think he used a Century Arms .223 rifle to shoot a city firefighter in an unprovoked attack.

According to police, Glover unexpectedly opened fire as Indianapolis fireman Michael “Kevin” Gill exited a friend’s home on the 2200 block of East 38th Street.

Glover allegedly shot the 16-year vet of the department in the upper body. The victim was able to run to a nearby building to ask for help.

Police said the attack might have been a prelude to a car jacking or a robbery but otherwise they had no concrete motive for the shooting.

“Many times it is the result of a robbery or carjacking of some sort but I do not have those indications yet,” detective Kevin Lauerman told the media.

Police are asking those who may know of the suspect’s whereabouts to call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS.

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