Fishers police officer arrested for allegedly punching man during fight

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Charles Kingery

FISHERS, Ind. – A Fishers police officer was arrested following a fist fight in Greenwood.

According to police, Charles Kingery and another man got into an argument that turned physical shortly before midnight on Saturday. Kingery allegedly punched the other man in the face.

He was arrested after the incident and booked into the Johnson County Jail on a preliminary charge of battery.

Once Fishers Police Department Chief Thompson found out Kingery had been arrested, he suspended him and launched an internal investigation.

Kingery has been an officer at the Fishers Police Department since March 2014, and he is assigned to the patrol division.

The case is still under investigation by the Johnson County Prosecutor’s Office, and a final charging decision has not been made at this time.

We will update this story when more information becomes available.