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Police officer shot on east side, taken to hospital

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A police officer was shot on Sunday evening on the east side of Indianapolis, according to IMPD. 

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department confirmed a police officer had been shot around 7:15 p.m. on Galaxy Lane, which is near 25th Street and Post Road on the east side. 

The officer was awake and breathing and taken to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital, IMPD said.

No other information about the circumstances of the shooting or the suspects involved was immediately available. 

Around 9:10 p.m., IMPD said the officer was in good condition.

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Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett sent a tweet about the shooting:

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