Indiana Senators Honor Victims of Greenwood Attack, Commend Good Samaritan
WASHINGTON –– On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution introduced by Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Mike Braun (R-Ind.) condemning the attack that occurred in Greenwood, Indiana on July 17, 2022; honoring the memory of the victims of the attack; and praising the actions of Elisjsha Dicken, who valiantly engaged and thwarted the shooter.
Both Indiana senators spoke on the Senate floor about the resolution. To watch Senator Young’s remarks, click here. To watch Senator Braun’s remarks, click here.
“On July 17, a tragic shooting occurred in my home county at the Greenwood Park Mall, resulting in the deaths of three innocent victims. As we condemn the shooting and continue to grieve the lives lost in this horrific incident, we are thankful for the quick actions taken by Eli Dicken and first responders. There is no doubt that Eli's bravery and decisive actions saved countless lives.” — Sen. Todd Young
“Hoosiers are united in mourning for the victims of the senseless shooting at the Greenwood Mall and grateful for the heroic actions of the Good Samaritan that prevented the shooter from taking more lives. I am proud to recognize 22-year-old Elisjsha Dicken of Seymour, Indiana here on the Senate floor today for defending himself and others in an act of bravery in the face of danger. ”— Sen. Mike Braun
Text of the resolution is available here.
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