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IMPD Officer Dies of Injuries Suffered in Shooting

IMPD Officer Dies of Injuries Suffered in Shooting

Indianapolis Star via YellowBrix

January 26, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS – An Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer wounded in a shooting last weekend died this morning of his injuries.

David Moore, 29, was pronounced dead about 6:30 a.m. at Wishard Memorial Hospital, said Public Safety Director Frank Straub.

Moore’s family had announced Tuesday night that they would remove him from life support as soon as donor recipients could be found for his organs.

An American flag and a city of Indianapolis flag were flown at half-staff outside the City-County Building near the Washington Street entrance.

Moore, an IMPD patrol officer since 2004, was shot four times — twice in the face — during a traffic stop on Sunday morning on the Near Northside, near 34th Street and North Temple Avenue. He had been in a coma in the intensive care unit since then. Moore also was shot in the hip; a fourth bullet to his chest was stopped by his protective vest.

A brain scan conducted Tuesday revealed that he had lost most brain function.

Police Chief Paul Ciesielski was preparing a formal statement.

Police Chief Paul Ciesielski said a medical scan this morning revealed that Moore will not survive his considerable injuries.


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    184retired

    over 3 years ago

    3806 Comments

    RIP officer. Thanks to the familyfor the organ donations..You continue to serve even in death

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    Anonymous

    over 3 years ago

    RIP little Brother and thank you for your service/sacrifice. Watch over us .

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    celticolleen

    over 3 years ago

    16 Comments

    His strong heart will go on. His family and his law enforcement family are in our hearts and our prayers.

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    BLUEFALCON

    over 3 years ago

    110 Comments

    01/26/11 ... Rest In Peace officer Moore my prayers go out for you and your family thank you for your service.

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    StarD3

    over 3 years ago

    22 Comments

    God bless you and your Family, David. Rest in Peace....

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    Ham50

    over 3 years ago

    68 Comments

    RIP Brother

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    Anonymous

    over 3 years ago

    Rest In Peace my brother.

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    amiles

    over 3 years ago

    36 Comments

    RIP Officer Moore.Thank you for your service and dedication.

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    sheriff950

    over 3 years ago

    5362 Comments

    Rest in peace Brother Moore....

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    kweikman

    over 3 years ago

    796 Comments

    RIP Officer Moore. Your continued giving even in death is proof of your incredible character and love.

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    Chief171

    over 3 years ago

    3192 Comments

    RIP Brother.

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    DocThomas

    over 3 years ago

    2122 Comments

    RIP.

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