Warrant issued for man charged in shooting death dating back to July 2021

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A man has been charged in Elkhart County with one count of murder in connection with a deadly shooting that took place in July of 2021. That’s when Deontae Harris was killed.

Police were called to the 600 block of Cleveland Avenue in Elkhart on the evening of July 8th on the report of a shooting with injuries.

When officers arrived, they found Harris with gunshot wounds.

He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Sherman Whitener Jr. was charged on Tuesday, Oct. 11.

A warrant has been issued for his arrest.


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