A young US Army Veteran stationed as a police officer in Madison County, Indiana, has been killed by ex-convict Carl Roy Webb Boards II.

Elwood Police Officer Noah Shahnavaz was doing routine traffic surveillance at 2 a.m. Sunday, he pulled over a 2021 Buick LaCrosse. The vehicle stopped, and its driver, Boards, immediately reacted and shot Shahnavaz multiple times. It was also reported that he struck him at least once before fleeing the crime scene. According to authorities, the altercation happened near State Road 37 and County Road 1000 N.

“Police deployed a tire deflation device and performed two PIT maneuvers, sending the Buick into a median. Boards was taken into custody without further incident,” according to reports.”

Officer Shahnavaz’s last radio to the station indicated that Boards “had a gun.” When backup arrived, they found Officer Shahnavaz in his patrol car with multiple gunshot wounds. They also found the vehicle riddled with bullet holes. The police had reported retrieving 36 casings at the crime scene.