Granger, Ind. — U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly released the following statement after two law enforcement officers were shot in Russiaville, Indiana, when the Howard County Sheriff’s Department and Russiaville Town Marshal were serving a warrant.
Donnelly said, “My heart goes out to these officers and their families, particularly the family of Deputy Carl Koontz who was tragically lost earlier today. I am keeping them in my prayers. Every day, law enforcement officers across our state and our country get up, go to work, and put their lives on the line to keep us safe. This tragedy is a reminder of that dedication, and of our obligation to honor their service.”