GREENDALE, Ind. (WISH) – An armed robbery suspect was hit in a Greendale police action shooting Friday evening.
According to the Indiana State Police, they were called to called in to investigate the Friday night shooting.
ISP said officers with the Greendale Police Department were called to a Burger King for a reported armed robbery.
After arriving on scene, officers then headed into a nearby wooded area, where the suspect, 30-year-old Richard McCraken, was last seen.
It was at that time that a confrontation ensued between McCraken and an officer.
Police mentioned that McCraken was armed with a knife during the altercation with the officer. The suspect was then shot by police, being hit at least once.
First aid was administered to the suspect, and he was then taken to a Cincinnati area hospital by helicopter.
McCraken is not thought to have suffered life-threatening injuries.
GREENDALE, Ind. (WISH) – A street now bears Lauren Hill’s name, who died one year ago. She caught the nation’s attention while she led a campaign to fight breast cancer.
Hill was diagnosed with inoperable brain tumor in 2014 during her senior year of high school but decided to attend Mount St. Joseph and play basketball even though doctors gave her only a year to live.
Hill’s hometown in Greendale, Indiana now has a street named #22 Lauren Hill Lane.
According to WLWT, the alleyway was were Hill walked to get to Greendale City Park safely to play basketball. Near the entrance of the park a stone reads “Never Give Up.”
She started a campaign that raised more than $2 million for cancer research while she was in college for The Cure Starts Now Foundation.
Hill played in a season opener for Mount Saint Joseph University’s basketball team in 2014 and posthumously received the “Best Moment Award” at the ESPY’s for her performance.