Mayor gives update on injured officers


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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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