Aug. 10 – ELKHART – Elkhart Police are investigating two separate shootings that occurred last night at River Run Apartments.
While both investigations are still ongoing, detectives do not believe the two shootings are related at this time, according to an EPD press release.
Shortly after 8:50 p.m. Wednesday, EHR officers responded to a firing call for service in the area of 717 Monroe St., River Run apartment complex.
“Upon arrival, officers found an 18-year-old man with apparent gunshot wounds inside the 717 Monroe St. building. He was transported to the hospital for evaluation and treatment of non-life-threatening injuries,” the release said. While investigating the incident, officers Tyrese Jackson, 19-year-old, arrested Elkhart on preliminary charges of criminal recklessness with a firearm. Jackson allegedly fired gunshots at a white vehicle and its occupants during the incident. However, he was not arrested in related to the 18-year-old’s injuries.”
This investigation has been forwarded to the Elkhart County Prosecutor’s Office for review of formal criminal charges.
While on scene for this incident, officers heard gunfire nearby. Officers were sent to 318 Middlebury St. at approximately 11:18 p.m. in connection with a shooting that resulted in injuries. Officers encountered a 26-year-old man suffering from apparent gunshot wound(s) at the 318 Middlebury St. building. He was taken to hospital for evaluation and treatment for serious but non-life-threatening injuries, the release added.
*Jessica Davis, 33, Elkhart, was arrested Wednesday at 8:45 p.m. by Goshen Police on charges of theft and outstanding warrants at Walmart, 4024 Elkhart Road. Davis was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
*Wendy Olson, 41, was arrested by Elkhart County deputies at 11:03 a.m. Wednesday on charges of public nudity, defiance of law enforcement, and outstanding felony charges from Michigan. Olson reportedly walked west on CR 6 east of Ash Road with her breasts completely exposed and attempted to drive away from officers as she was taken into custody. She was incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
* Catlin Schmucker, 34, Goshen, and Matthew Wanamaker, 34, Bristol, were arrested by Elkhart County deputies at 7:22 a.m. Wednesday on charges of possession of meth, paraphernalia, and marijuana. Police say they have been informed of two individuals in a black SUV at 18541 US 20 Speedway, unconscious. Both were incarcerated at the Elkhart County Jail.
Carlos Javier Gallegos, 32, Elkhart, failed to return to lawful custody at Work Release, 201 N. Cottage Ave., Goshen at 5:24 p.m. Aug. 6 and is considered AWOL.
Greg Stump reported to Elkhart County deputies at 9:20 a.m. that someone forcibly entered a storage unit of Elkahrt County 4-H Shooting Sports Club, 17120 CR 34, Goshen and stole multiple support items and a red Honda Fourtrax four-wheeler at noon. August 4 and Wednesday 9:20 am.
Goshen Police were called to Goshen Hospital 200 W. Park Ave., Goshen, due to a report that a sink faucet had been damaged by someone on Tuesday or Wednesday.
John Nisely reported to Goshen Police at 10:39 am on Wednesday. Someone stole two rings from him at Walmart, 2304 Lincolnway East.
Gregory Imbur reported to Goshen Police at 3:19 p.m. Wednesday. Someone stole his wallet from Goshen City Hall, 202 S. Fifth St.
Daniel Loth reported to the Goshen Police Department at 9:14 p.m. on Wednesday that someone had stolen his two bicycles from Target, 3938 Midway Road.
Hectare Palao Herrera reported to Goshen Police at 12:03 p.m. Thursday. He was beaten by two people while walking near 918 S. Greene Road and stole his wallet.
Jayshreeben Patel reported to Elkhart County deputies that between 7:15 and 7:25 p.m. Wednesday, someone stole a Bitcoin machine from the Marathon gas station at 51451 Ind. 19, Elkhart.
Dwayne and Liddie Porter reported to Elkhart County deputies that between 4 p.m. on July 29 and 1 p.m. on July 30, someone stole items and damaged property at 23631 US 33, Elkhart.
Tanya Mast and Steven Katzenberger reported to Elkhart County deputies that between 2 p.m. on July 14 and 9 a.m. on July 20, someone stole items from 423 Broadmore Estates, Goshen.
Jonathan Puga turned himself in to Goshen Police Department at 12:04 a.m. Wednesday as he left a property damage accident at 510 W. Lincoln Ave., where the other driver left no information.
* Kyle Taylor reported fraudulent activity on his checking account at 1 p.m. Wednesday to the Goshen Police Department in the 800 block of Ridgeview Dr.
* Robert Smith reported Tuesday at 2:46 p.m. to Elkhart County deputies that someone had opened an AT&T account under his name and had the debt collected on the account, and collections are now calling him for $1,694.47 at 53658 Bridgewood Dr, Bristol.
Michael O’Brien reported to Elkhart County deputies Wednesday at 5:49 p.m. an envelope containing a tan and brown plant-like substance in his mailbox at 58201 Windsong Dr., Elkhart.