A 24-year-old police officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop in Madison County, Indiana, around 2 a.m. on Sunday, according to law enforcement.

Noah Shahnavaz, a U.S. Army veteran who had been a member of the Elwood Police Department for 11 months, was taken to an Indianapolis-area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Noah Shanavaz

Noah Shanavaz

The suspect, 42-year-old Carl Roy Webb Boards II, allegedly got out of a 2012 Buick LaCrosse after being pulled over and fired at Shahnavaz multiple times, striking him at least once, according to the Indiana State Police.

Carl Roy Webb Boards

Carl Roy Webb Boards

Boards then allegedly fled the scene in his car before Hamilton County Sheriff’s deputies located him around 2:30 a.m.

Police deployed a tire deflation device and performed two PIT maneuvers, sending the Buick into a median. Boards was taken into custody without further incident.

He will be charged on Monday with murder, possession of a firearm by a violent felon, resisting law enforcement, as well as two enhancements for use of a firearm and being a habitual offender {snip}

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