4 hurt in early Sunday morning shootings in South Bend

A bullet hole through the stop sign at the corner of St. Joseph and Milton Streets.
Published: Jul. 31, 2022 at 5:39 AM EDT
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - The South Bend Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit is investigating multiple shootings that sent four people to the hospital early Sunday morning.

Police were called to the area of St. Joseph Street and Milton Street just before 1:30 a.m. Sunday, where they found one person with life-threatening injuries.

Police confirmed with us that the victim with life-threatening injuries, a 26-year-old male, remains in critical condition at the hospital.

As officers responded to that, they were notified of another shooting victim in the 1600 block of Chapin Street. That person was taken to the hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening.

Meanwhile, two additional gunshot victims arrived at the hospital later in the morning. Their injuries are not life-threatening.

The other three victims include a 30-year-old male, a 29-year-old female, and a 29-year-old male.

Police believe all four victims were involved in the same incident.

The South Bend Police Violent Crimes Unit has interviewed multiple people, and detectives continue to investigate this incident, but no arrests have been made as of this time.

South Bend Police say that they will not release the names unless there is a fatality, or an arrest is made.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Michiana Crime Stoppers at 574-288-STOP or the South Bend Police Department at 574-235-9201.

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