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Lieutenant Aaron W. Allan | Southport Police Department, Indiana Southport Police Department, Indiana

Lieutenant

Aaron W. Allan

Southport Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Thursday, July 27, 2017

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 20 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: In custody

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Lieutenant Aaron Allan was shot and killed after responding to a crash involving an overturned vehicle at the intersection of Maynard Drive and Madison Avenue, in Homecroft, at approximately 2:30 pm.

He and a Homecroft officer arrived at the scene and began to check on two occupants. Lieutenant Allan crawled into the car to check on the driver, who was stuck upside down in his seat belt. As Lieutenant Allan then crawled back out to check on the passenger the driver grabbed a gun and opened fire, striking Lieutenant Allan 14 times.

The Homecroft officer and an off-duty reserve deputy from the Johnson County Sheriff's Office returned fire and wounded the man before taking him into custody

Lieutenant Allan was transported to Eskenazi Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Lieutenant Allan was a U.S Air Force veteran and had served with the Southport Police Department for six years and had served in law enforcement for 20 years. He is survived by his wife and children.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Chief of Police Thomas Vaughn
Southport Police Department
6901 Derbyshire Road
Southport, IN 46227

Phone: (317) 787-7595

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My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers of Lieutenant Pilot Aaron Allan during this very difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May their times spent together bring forth happy memories to last a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and dedication to your community. Rest in peace Lieutenant Allan.

Gail M Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/2004
August 19, 2017

 

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