New charges against Indiana officer in detective’s shooting

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis police officer who already faced an attempted murder charge for allegedly shooting a fellow officer now faces additional charges in that incident.

Marion County prosecutors charged Officer Adrian Aurs with one count of residential entry alleging that he broke into his estranged wife’s apartment July 29 before the shooting of an Indianapolis police detective who was investigating domestic violence allegations involving the couple.

The 42-year-old Aurs also faces two counts of pointing a firearm for allegedly threatening his wife and a neighbor with his gun after allegedly shooting and wounding the detective.

Aurs’ defense attorney, James Voyles, entered a not guilty plea on his client’s behalf Thursday during Aurs’ brief initial hearing on the charges. A magistrate rejected Voyles’ request to lower his client’s $200,000 surety bond.