Name released of suspect in Elkhart shooting Wednesday

By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email

ELKHART, Ind. We've learned the name of the man arrested in connection to an Elkhart shooting that sent two people to the hospital this week.

Thomas Harper, 19, was arrested, when police found him hiding in a home down the street.

Harper was booked on a preliminary charge of burglary in connection with a separate incident.

The shooting happened in the 1400 block of Franklin Street on Wednesday.

When police arrived at the scene shortly after noon yesterday, they found two people suffering from gunshot wounds.

Their wounds were not life-threatening.

The SWAT team was on Oakland Avenue, between Harrison and Marion streets for more than an hour.


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