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Clark County judge shot undergoes surgery, upgraded to serious condition

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – One of the two Clark County judges shot Wednesday morning near the parking lot of a downtown White Castle underwent surgery Thursday morning.

According to the Indiana Supreme Court, Bradley Jacobs did have surgery Thursday and has been upgraded from critical to serious condition.

The shooting happened near a White Castle parking lot in the 50 block of West South Street just before 3:30 a.m Wednesday, May 1. 

IMPD says those two people are judges from Clark County that are visiting for a conference. The Clark County government named the two judges as Brad Jacobs and Drew Adams.

Police say the suspect’s car pulled into the parking lot, people got out and then tried to get inside the building but the doors were locked. Words were exchanged between the suspects and the victims then a physical fight broke out. It ended with both men shot. The suspects ran back into the car and drove off before the police arrived. Both judges were rushed to the hospital and underwent emergency surgery Wednesday.

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No further details were provided Thursday. 

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