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Officers honored for response to Martin's Super Market Shooting

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It's been about four months since a gunman opened fire in an Elkhart grocery store, killing two people.

Sunday, Elkhart Mayor Dick Moore honored two officers for their response in front of a large crowd at the Lerner Theater.

Mayor Dick Moore gave plaques to Corporals Cody Skipper and Jason Tripp before the start of the performance of Les Miserables this afternoon.

The officers are credited for keeping more people from getting killed the night of January 15th.

Shawn Bair shot and killed Krystle Dykes and Rachelle Godfread. He was then shot and killed by the officers.

"There is no doubt, your dedication to duty, combined with your immediate response and training saved the lives of those you found in harm's way upon your arrival," said Mayor Moore, during Sunday's presentation.

After the presentation, members of the community personally met with the officers and thanked them for their service.

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