The man accused of killing a Southport (IN) Police Department lieutenant who was trying to help him after a car crash could face the death penalty, reports the Indy Channel.
Jason Brown is accused of shooting Lt. Aaron Allan multiple times after flipping his car near the intersection of Madison Avenue and Maynard Drive.
Lt. Allan was rushed to the hospital where he later died.
Brown is charged with murder in Lt. Allan’s death. He made his first court appearance in Marion County court Wednesday and pleaded not guilty to that charge.
The prosecutor has begun to review whether or not to pursue the death penalty. No decision has been made at this time.
Brown’s trial date is set for October 16. If the death penalty is on the table, it’s likely that trial date will be pushed back.
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