Incident DetailsCause of Death:
Captain Malcolm Grass was shot and killed while assisting the FBI with an extortion case.
The officers and agents confronted the suspect at the Interstate Amoco near Greenfield. As they attempted to arrest the man he produced a .357-caliber handgun and opened fire, striking Captain Grass in the head.
The suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to death. In 1992, the Indiana Supreme Court affirmed the conviction, but overturned his death sentence which resulted in a resentencing to 60 years in prison. The offender died while serving his sentence in January 2015.
Captain Grass was survived by his wife and two sons.