Fallen Indianapolis officer Perry Renn to be honored at Mini Marathon

Posted at 9:42 PM, May 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-05 21:43:39-04

INDIANAPOLIS – Fallen Indianapolis police officer Perry Renn will be honored by a group participating in the Mini Marathon Saturday.

Linda Chambers will run in Renn’s honor in connection with Flags 4 Fallen.

In the past two years, Chambers has run 56 half marathons and six full marathons. During each race, she caries a flag and a photograph of the soldier or law enforcement officer she pays tribute to.

"I'm old and I'm slow.  I'm 66 years old,” said Chambers. “People will see that. They'll see the name and sometimes they ask questions. Sometimes I tell stories along the way about whomever I'm honoring that day.”

Renn, a 22-year veteran of the police force, was killed in July 2014 during a shootout near 34th Street and Forest Manor Avenue.

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Major Davis II, the man who plead guilty to killing Renn, was sentenced to life without parole in late April.

Others representing the gorup will also carry flags in honor of Liberty German and Abigail Williams, two Delphi teens who were murdered in February.