At around 7:55 pm on May 5, 2021, there was a shooting in the direction of one of the easternmost little league fields in the Village of Constantine.
Officers were dispatched to the area near Meadow Lane and S. Washington Street around 8 p.m. Authorities said they found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
Police said the man was conscious while receiving medical attention. He was then airlifted to a hospital in South Bend where he was undergoing surgery. Police had no update on his condition as of Thursday morning.
Several little league games were going on at the time. No children were injured in this incident, and a police investigation is currently ongoing.
There was one CPS home athletic event that was still going on at the time of the incident: The junior varsity baseball team was informed just after 8:10, pm and immediately went into lockdown. The team was cleared to leave by law enforcement at 8:33 PM. All other CHS athletic teams had completed their practices and contests and were no longer on campus.
Constantine Public Schools will have counselors available on Thursday, May 6, 2021.