Steven Andrew Byrdo, 25

Indianapolis, Indiana
September 20, 2013

Agencies: Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Indiana

Cause of death: Shooting

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As he burst inside the apartment, Byrdo, who was hiding, reached out and fatally shot Bradway in the side as he rushed past. The woman attempted to warn Bradway about the ambush, but she was too late. Bradway’s momentum carried him into the apartment, where he rolled and fired back at Byrdo. According to police, Bradway hit Byrdo.  The woman ran into a back bedroom to be with her child.

Another IMPD officer arrived at the door; police said Byrdo turned toward the officer, and the two exchanged shots. Byrdo was fatally wounded in the exchange. Detectives recovered two guns from the suspect; IMPD and federal agents are trying to determine how Byrdo, a convicted felon, acquired the firearms.