Police investigating after 22 year old, two teens shot in Elkhart

Published: Sep. 24, 2022 at 12:42 AM EDT
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ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) - Police are investigating after a man and two teens were shot in Elkhart on Friday night.

Around 10:30 p.m., dispatchers received a call regarding a shooting near the 100 block of Pottawattomi Drive and North Main Street. When Elkhart police arrived, they found a 17-year-old boy in front of the 7-11 in the 400 block of North Main Street suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the upper leg.

Officers rendered first aid until medics arrived and transported the teen to the hospital for treatment. His injury is believed to be non life-threatening.

While investigating, officers were notified that two other individuals arrived separately at the hospital with gunshot wounds. These two individuals, a 22-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy, indicated that they were shot outside the 7-in the 400 block of North Main Street. Both individuals were treated for non life-threatening injuries to the leg.

The initial investigation indicates that multiple people fired multiple shots in this area. Officers collected shell casings and other evidence in the area and interviewed multiple individuals.

The Elkhart Police Department Shooting Response Team is handling the investigation.

At this time, no arrests have been made, and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Elkhart Police Department at 574-295-7070 or Michiana Crime Stoppers at 574-288-STOP.