Man suffers graze wound to the head in shooting

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(Krystal Vivian/95.3 MNC)

A 24-year-old man is recovering after being grazed by a bullet.

The shooting took place around 12:50 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 11, at the intersection of Birdsell and Linden in South Bend.

Officers with the South Bend Police Department received a Shot Spotter alert.

As officers were responding, dispatch received a call from that a man was in a yard in the 300 block of Birdsell.

The victim suffered a graze wound to the head. Injury is non-life threatening. He was taken to the hospital for treatment.

The victim told police he was in his vehicle traveling on Linden listening to loud music when he felt a pain. He then turned onto Linden and into a yard.

Crime Scene Technicians recovered some casings. They also observed homes in the area had bullet holes.

At this time, there is no suspect information.

This case remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 574-235-9201 or Michiana Crime Stoppers at 288-STOP

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