Shooting in Elkhart sends 34-year-old man to hospital on Sunday night

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By: Krystal Vivian kvivian@953mnc.com

A 34-year-old man is recovering after police say he was shot in the chest in Elkhart late Sunday night, Jan. 17.

Officers found the man after sounds of gunfire were reported in the 500 block of South Ninth Street at about 10:16 p.m., according to Sgt. Chris Snyder with Elkhart Police Department. He was taken to an hospital but Snyder said his injuries likely weren’t life-threatening.

A home was damaged by gunfire and officers found several shell casings at the scene of the shooting.

No arrests were announced as of 7:50 a.m.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Elkhart Police at 574-295-7070 or 574-389-4777.