The two shootings that happened earlier this week in Elkhart were connected. That’s the latest word from investigators.
The first shooting was reported just after 12:30, Wednesday, in the 2900 block on Pleasant Plain Avenue.
Police arrived to find 21-year-old Cassandra Gescheke dead at the scene.
Minutes later, police were called to the K-F-C on Main Street on the report of a man who attempted to take his own life.
33-year-old Jerry Hopkins died at the hospital.
The Elkhart County Homicide Unit is still investigating this incident.