A Wabash Valley Indiana State Police Trooper will be honored in WashingtonDC this weekend by President Barrack Obama.
Master Trooper Eric Nash, of rural Lyons, will be among an elite group of TOP COPS selected by the National Association of Police Organizations who will meet with the president in the White House's Rose Garden.
Nash will be honored for his heroic actions taken last July in rescuing a Greene County Deputy Sheriff James O’Malley from a fire fight during a domestic dispute near Owensburg.
O’Malley suffered a shotgun wound to the leg.
The man shooting at police was identified at 25 year old Michael Lane Jr.
He died of a gun shot wound to the chest.