Ten-year-old Georgetown boy raises money for two wounded Jeffersonville police officers
A ten-year-old Georgetown, Indiana boy was honored for raising money for two wounded Jeffersonville police officers.
Andrew Shirey raised $516 with his "Pennies for Police" campaign benefitting Patrolman Keith Broady and Corporal Dan Lawhorn. They were shot and wounded February 19th in an ambush at a Jeffersonville motel.
Jeffersonville Mayor Tom Galligan honored Andrew as a Commodore of the Port on Monday.
Andrew earlier held a fundraiser for Floyd County Officers Joel White and the late Frank Denzinger. They were ambushed while responding to a call at a Georgetown home on June 18, 2007.
Andrew Shirey is a fourth-grader at Georgetown Elementary in Floyd County.