IMPD Recruit Officer Arrested, Charged in Off-Duty Assault
INDIANAPOLIS -- Moussa Niang's days as a recruit with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department are over.
Niang, 24, is accused of assaulting a man and pointing a gun at him during an off-duty tussle over $30 on New Year's Eve.
Niang was arrested Monday morning by the IMPD Special Investigations Unit. He is charged with Strangulation, Pointing a Firearm, and Battery.
Chief Bryan Roach has terminated Niang's employment, the department said Monday afternoon.
An initial hearing date has not yet been set.
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