Elkhart Police find man, shot, lying in the street


Police in Elkhart found a man lying in the street with gunshot wounds to his abdomen and arm.

Officers arrived on to the area of S. 5th and Marion Streets around 8:15 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 26, after getting calls from people in the area who heard the sound of gunfire, according to Sgt. Chris Snyder with the Elkhart Police Department.

The 38-year-old man told police he was walking in the area when a vehicle pulled up and an occupant shot him, Snyder stated.

He suffered what appeared to be non-life threatening gunshot injuries and was taken to Memorial Hospital in South Bend for treatment, Snyder stated.

Officers collected evidence from the scene and interviewed witnesses.

As of Saturday morning, there was no suspect information available.


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