16-year-old boy found shot and killed on railroad tracks in Elkhart

(Photo supplied/Elkhart Truth)

A teenage boy was found dead, having suffered multiple gunshot wounds  in Elkhart.

Police were called around 12:25 a.m. on Saturday, Sep. 7, to the 900 block of Wagner Avenue in regard to a subject on the railroad tracks.

The victim, Jaiden Cooper, 16, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Elkhart County Homicide Unit was called and is currently working the investigation.

Anybody with information regarding the case is encouraged to contact the Elkhart County Homicide Unit at 574-295-8281, the Elkhart police tip line at 574-389-4777 or email:

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