Indiana Officer 'Fighting for Her Life' After Being Shot During Traffic Stop

Indiana Officer ‘Fighting for Her Life’ After Being Shot During Traffic Stop


Richmond, Indiana, police chief Mike Britt says officer Seara Burton is “fighting for her life” after being shot during a traffic stop Wednesday around 6:30 p.m.

FOX News quoted Britt saying, “My officer is in very critical condition, fighting for her life. Those of you who pray I ask that you pray for her because she could use it.”

Burton, a K-9 officer, has been with the Richmond police department for four years. She was walking her dog around a moped on a narcotics sniff when the driver of the moped, 47-year-old Phillip M. Lee, allegedly pulled a gun and opened fire.

Other officers on scene returned fire and Lee “fled on foot.”

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FOX 59 reported that Burton has undergone one surgery and

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