courtesy City of Crawfordsville

The Crawfordsville police officer who fired a shot at an actor filming a movie in the city's downtown will not be charged with a crime.

Sgt. Matt Schroeter and another officer were called to the Backstep Brewery on September 26 when passersby called 911 to report what looked like a robbery in progress.

In reality, the brewpub was closed and was the scene of a motion picture -- one that included an armed robbery scene.

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The City of Indianapolis is courting Hollywood.

Visit Indy, the Indy Chamber and the Central Indiana Community Foundation have launched a new two-year marketing project called "Film Indy,” with the goal of luring more television and film production to the Circle City.

The public-private partnership will position Indianapolis as a production-friendly city in an attempt to also boost exposure and tourism dollars for the region. Visit Indy spokesman Chris Gahl says there’s significant economic impact.

The Hunger Games opens tonight after massive amounts of promotion, having already sold out more than 2,000 shows, according to the online ticket-seller Fandango.

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