One child hurt, another child experiencing significant trauma after shooting in South Bend

Published: May. 1, 2022 at 10:22 AM EDT
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UPDATE: South Bend Police are calling the Saturday night shooting on Woodbine Way a tragic accident.

A 5-year-old boy remains in extremely critical condition at the hospital. His 9-year-old relative was not physically injured and is with family, still trying to recover from the trauma.

The two boys are relatives but are not immediate family members.

Police say this was an isolated incident, and has been deemed accidental.


SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - South Bend police are investigating a shooting that involved two children at the scene Saturday night.

Police say officers were called to the 1000 block of Woodbine Way, which is south of Coquillard Elementary School, around 10:30 p.m.

When they arrived, they discovered two children who are relatives at the scene.

Police say one child is seriously injured and is in critical condition. The other child is not physically injured, but is experiencing significant trauma from being involved in the situation.

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