Man Arrested In IMPD Officer Breann Leath’s Murder

(INDIANAPOLIS) – Police arrested the man accused of murdering IMPD Officer Breann Leath.

Elliahs Dorsey

Elliahs Dorsey, 27, faces preliminary charges of murder and attempted murder in connection with the shooting death.

Officer Leath was one of the officers who responded to a domestic disturbance in the 1800 block of Edinburge Square, which is southwest of 21st Street and North Franklin Road, around 2:50 p.m.

Officers were met with gunfire upon arrival. Leath and a woman inside the apartment were hit.

Officer Breann Leath

Leath’s fellow officers carried her to safety, and medics rushed her to the hospital. However, despite doctors’ best lifesaving efforts, 24-year-old Officer Leath died from her injuries.

Police tell us the woman shot inside the apartment is expected to survive.