Monolito Ford Killed by Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
7800 Red Mill Drive
Mapping Police Violence:

Officers were dispatched around 6:30 p.m. to an apartment complex on a report of an armed suicidal person. Monolito Ford had reportedly fired at least one shot into the air before police arrived. Three officers responded. The officers encountered Ford, who was armed and began walking toward the officers. After officers ordered him to stop, he reportedly pointed his gun at officers, who shot and killed him.

Agency: Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department

Motive: mental health crisis

Confrontation Type: Mental Health/Welfare Check

Service Call: Yes

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Monolito Ford

Death Date: May 14, 2021

County: Marion

Geography: Urban

Gender: Male

Age: 48

Race: Black

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: not fleeing

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