Indianapolis is front and center in a new viral video featuring a guy who set his ex-girlfriend’s house on fire, then decided to start dancing on the roof.
No word yet on if he was trying to re-create Drake’s “Hotline Bling” music video dance moves…
Check out the video:
Here’s the back-story, according to our very own Channel 6:
A man who barricaded himself in a house on Indianapolis’ northeast side, then later danced on the roof was taken into custody by police Monday morning.
Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded to a house on the 3500 block of Layman Avenue around 10:30 a.m. for a barricaded subject.
Police say a man, later identified by authorities as Matthew Russ, 25, stole his ex-girlfriend’s keys from her house, took her car and crashed it into a pole.
Police say they found Russ in a chair in the driveway holding a knife.
He then went into the house and onto the roof with the knife in his hand. An IMPD officer then fired rubber bullets at him, and he retreated back into the house.
Around 11 a.m., smoke was seen coming from the house, leading to the fire department being called to the scene.
Russ came back out as a detective tried to talk him off the roof. He threw his knife at the ground, but didn’t leave the roof.
Russ then began dancing on the roof with smoke and flames behind him. Police went in the aerial ladder, tased him, then took him into custody at around 11:40 a.m.
“I know when that hotline bling
That can only mean one thing…”