Mayor gives update on injured officers

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Mayor Greg Ballard spoke Thursday morning on WISH-TV’s Daybreak about four officers who were injured in a shooting on State Avenue Wednesday night.

Ballard says he visited three officers after they were sent to the hospital.  He says a fourth officer was hurt, but did not go to the hospital.

The mayor says all four officers are “doing better than you’d expect”.

He said the officers are ready to get back to work.

Ballard said one officer, who had a bullet go through his leg, continued working after he was shot.

Two officers are still in the hospital.

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