INDIANAPOLIS — The Latest on a police officer struck by a fleeing car outside an Indianapolis hospital (all times local):

6:32 p.m.

Police say two men are in custody after a fleeing vehicle struck a police officer outside an Indianapolis hospital.

Indianapolis police say an off-duty Southport officer was working security at IU Health Methodist Hospital when he spotted a robbery suspect in a parking lot about 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Police say the unidentified officer fired one shot at the car after it struck him, causing leg and hip injuries that lefty him hospitalized. The car fled from the near north side hospital and was located later on the city’s northeast side.

Police say two men, 33-year-old Brandon Hayworth and 29-year-old Christopher Johnson, were arrested on outstanding, unrelated warrants.

The confrontation comes 13 days after another officer from the small Southport department, Lt. Aaron Allan, was fatally shot helping a motorist after a car crash.


1:07 p.m.

Police say an officer was hit and injured by a car before he fired at least one shot at the fleeing vehicle outside an Indianapolis hospital.

Indianapolis police say the off-duty Southport officer was working security at IU Health Methodist Hospital when he spotted a robbery suspect in the parking lot about 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Indianapolis police spokesman Officer Jim Gillespie says the officer was trying to stop the car when it struck him, causing leg and hip injuries. Gillespie says the car fled from the hospital just north of the city’s downtown. The car was soon located and two men arrested.

The confrontation comes 13 days after another officer from the small Southport department, Lt. Aaron Allan, was fatally shot while helping a motorist after a car crash.