ANDERSON, Ind. — A person accused of fatally capturing an Indiana police officer throughout a visitors cease had made a tune about killing an officer, investigators mentioned Monday.
Carl Boards II was charged with homicide and different crimes, a day after Elwood Officer Noah Shahnavaz was gunned down within the wee hours Sunday in Madison County, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) northeast of Indianapolis.
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The 24-year-old officer was shot within the head after stopping Boards’ automotive. Investigators discovered 36 rifle bullet casings and injury to the patrol automotive’s hood, windshield and driver’s door.
Shahnavaz’ gun was nonetheless in its holster when he was taken to a hospital, Richard Clay of the Indiana State Police mentioned in a court docket submitting.
Boards, 42, owns a barber store in Marion, Indiana. Police went to the store and interviewed a person who lives in an condominium above the enterprise.
The person indicated that Boards “made a recorded tune making statements that if he was ever caught by police that he would kill them,” Clay mentioned.
Boards was launched from parole a 12 months in the past. His legal document goes again to 1999 and contains convictions involving weapons and medicines, Clay mentioned.
It wasn’t instantly know if Boards has an legal professional but who may touch upon the allegations.
Shahnavaz served within the U.S. Military for 5 years earlier than turning into a police officer a few 12 months in the past.
“His dream was to serve others and we’re pleased with what he achieved in such a short while, each within the navy and with Elwood police,” Fishers Excessive College Principal Jason City mentioned. “Your entire FHS Tiger household grieves this tragic lack of such a promising younger man stuffed with expertise and potential.”
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