ELKHART, Ind. - The city of Elkhart plans to honor two police officers and a dispatcher for their roles in ending a January supermarket attack by a gunman who killed two people.
Elkhart Mayor Dick Moore plans to give plaques Sunday to Officers Cody Skipper and Jason Tripp and dispatcher Justin Yoder.
Tripp and Skipper were the first officers on the scene of the shootings and confronted Shawn Bair, 22, as he threatened to shoot a store manager.
A coroner was unable to determine whether Bair died from a gunshot to his heart by police or a self-inflicted head wound because they occurred nearly simultaneously.
Moore said the plaques are from the people of Elkhart, saying the three deserve to be recognized for their service. The General Assembly previously honored Skipper and Tripp.
Martin's Super Market employee Krystle Dikes and shopper Rachelle Godfread were killed in the shooting. Police said Bair didn't know either woman.
Investigators aren't sure why Bair chose that store or what motivated him.
Escapee caught after 22 years living in Kokomo
A man who escaped prison in 1992 has been found living under an assumed name in Kokomo.
Marion County sheriff's deputy charged with rape
A Marion County sheriff's deputy was charged with rape this week, Call 6 Investigator Kara Kenney has learned.
IU strength coach makes a comeback after crash
An Indiana University strength and conditioning coach is showing college athletes what it's like to make a real comeback.
New emails give insight into troubled ROC
New emails made public Thursday gave more insight into the ongoing controversy over the future of the Public Safety Regional Operations Center.
IMPD officer arrested on multiple felony charges
An IMPD officer was arrested Thursday on multiple felony counts of theft, obstruction of justice and official misconduct.
Danville gas station robbery caught on camera
A gas station robbery was caught on camera in Danville Thursday.