A traffic stop took a tragic turn early Sunday morning when an Elwood Police Officer was fatally shot.

Officer Noah Shahnavaz, 24, conducted a traffic stop along State Road 37 on Sunday, July 31 just after 2 a.m. For an unknown reason, the suspect, Carl Roy Webb Boards II, is believed to have exited the vehicle and fired multiple rounds at Shahnavaz, striking him at least once before fleeing the scene in the vehicle.

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