18 year-old man identified as victim of deadly shooting at Carriage House Apartments in Elkhart

Elkhart Police // Alyssa Foster

The Elkhart County Homicide Unit is investigating after a fatal shooting at Carriage House Apartments in the 1200 block of Burr Oak Place in Elkhart.

It was around 2:50 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, when police dispatch received a call regarding a shooting with injuries.

Elkhart Police Department officers were dispatched, and arrived in the area shortly thereafter. Officers found Logan Ian Bussbaum, 18, in the driver’s seat of a red passenger vehicle suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The vehicle had crashed into a tree line adjacent to an apartment building.

Officers initiated first aid; however, life-saving measures were unsuccessful, and Nussbaum was pronounced dead at the scene.

Initial investigation indicates that Nussbaum was shot while in the vehicle in the 1200 block of Burr Oak Place. He then drove away, striking two unoccupied parked cars, before crashing into the tree line nearby.

At this time, no arrests have been made. The Elkhart County Homicide Unit continues to investigate

Anyone with any information regarding this crime or any other crime is asked to contact Michiana Crime Stoppers 574-288-STOP, 800-342-STOP or visit or the Elkhart Police Department or the Elkhart County Homicide Unit at 574-295-2825.

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