Goshen Police still investigating murder of two men; no arrests made

Goshen Police are still investigating a double homicide that took place at a home in the Brookside Manor mobile home community early Sunday morning.

As of 7 p.m. Monday evening, police had not made any arrests in connection with the crime and the scene was still taped off.

The victims were identified as 27-year-old Jose Nava-Orozco and 43-year-old Marco A. Carmona-Gonzalez.

According to a Goshen Police Department press release sent out Monday at 7 p.m., officers "have developed several leads in the investigation" and they "would like to emphasize to the community [that] there is no reason to believe this was a random act."

The release also stated that, "Investigators are continuing to interview many individuals who they believe may have valuable information pertaining to the events which occurred that night."

The Elkhart County Coroner released the autopsy results of the victims on Monday.

According to the coroner, Nava-Orozco's cause of death was multiple gunshot wounds. His manner of death was homicide.

Carmona-Gonzalez's cause of death was also multiple gunshot wounds and his manner of death was homicide.

Goshen Police have not released any information about possible suspects. 

One neighbor, who lives next door to the crime scene, spoke with ABC57 and said his vehicle and home were both hit by bullets.

"Got a bullet in my vehicle, in my Lincoln Navigator, and a bullet in the house," Chris Adams said. 

Adams found the bullet hole in his vehicle Sunday morning. He said had the shooting happened on a weekday morning, he may have been hit by the bullet because he normally gets in his car to leave for work around the time the shooting took place. 

A second bullet struck the side of his house.

"It hit the back bedroom where my stepdaughter was staying," Adams said.

She was not injured.

Adams said he didn't hear the shots fired and didn't know his neighbors had been killed.

"They were fine as neighbors, no problems, no calling the police or anything on them," Adams said.

He said people were always coming and going from the house, but nothing out of the ordinary had happened before the shooting.

Adams said his wife was shaken up by the deaths, and that he dead-bolted their door Sunday night for extra protection.

Another neighbor said the community is normally very quiet, friendly and filled with families spending time outside.

A GoFundMe has been set up for the victims' family. 

Multiple friends said Carmona-Gonzalez was the boyfriend of Nava-Orozco's mother, but police have not yet confirmed that.

Police ask that if anyone has any information about this shooting, they contact the Goshen Police Department at 574-533-4151 or at [email protected].

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