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.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett sent a tweet about the shooting:
I’m very thankful to hear that this officer is in good condition. Tonight’s shooting reminds us of the dangers officers face every day in order to keep our community safe. To this officer, his family, and all of @IMPDnews, the prayers of a grateful city are with you. – Joe https://t.co/wH3DaaQXIW — Mayor Joe Hogsett (@IndyMayorJoe) May 6, 2019