IMPD rounds up 6 men on multiple charges in effort to improve downtown safety


INDIANAPOLIS –The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is working to proactively deter violent gun crime in the downtown district.

IMPD said the Crime Gun Intelligence Center teamed up with the Downtown District Violent Crime Task Force and IMPD Interdiction Unit to focused on the Canal, bar district, and surface parking lots. During this sweep, officers and detectives conducted a total of four investigations or traffic stops, resulting in six arrests.

The IMPD said the sweep also resulted in eight firearms confiscated which were either illegally possessed or possessed while engaged in other criminal activity. Those arrested include:

  • 21-year-old Joshua King
  • 21-year-old Rodregus Morgan
  • 25-year-old Brandon Manning
  • 24-year-old Jamahl Rudolph
  • 27-year-old Devonte Simmons
  • 34-year-old Terry Francois.

The IMPD thanks local businesses and residents for their help in the sweep. If anyone has additional information related to these cases, contact

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