Man, 35, shot on W. Poland Street in South Bend

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A 35-year-old man was injured in a shooting in South Bend.

Police were sent to the 2400 block of W. Poland Street just after 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23, after receiving a ShotSpotter alert followed by a phone call for help coming from inside the home.

Two people, a male and a female, forced their way into the home where the victim was sleeping and made demands before the shots were fired, according to police.

The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries to an arm and leg.

As of late Saturday night, no suspects or arrests were announced.

South Bend Police released the following information about the shooting:

The South Bend Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred around 6:40 Saturday morning in the 2400 block of W. Poland.

Officers initially responded on a ShotSpotter Activation. As officers were responding, they were notified a male was shot.

Officers found a 35 year old male with injuries to the arm and leg. He was taken to the hospital with apparent non-life threatening injuries.

Through the initial investigation, officers learned two unknown persons, a black male and black female, forcibly entered the home where the victim was sleeping. The two unknown persons made demands and then shots were fired.

This case remains under investigation by the South Bend Police Investigative Bureau.

Anyone with information can call the South Bend Police Department at 574-235-9201 or Crime Stoppers at 574-288-STOP.


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