Ballard calls for flags to be flown at half-staff

(WISH Photo/Jeff Wagner)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Mayor Greg Ballard has asked all City-County facilities flags to be flown at half-staff following the shootout that killed an Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer.

The officer who was killed in the line of duty on Saturday night was identified as Officer Perry Renn. Officer Renn was a 22-year veteran of the police department.

Flags are to remain at half-staff until sunset on the day of Officer Renn’s burial.

Business and residents throughout Indianapolis are asked to also lower their flags in honor of Officer Renn. 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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