Man shot after interrupting car burglary suspects

ELKHART, Ind. -- A man was shot after interrupting two people who were entering vehicles in the 800 block of Kilbourn Street, according to Elkhart Police.

Police were called to the area around 4:30 a.m. Thursday in response to reports of gunfire.

When officers arrived, they found a man with a gunshot wound to the leg. He was transported to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment.

The victim interrupted two people who were entering vehicles. As they fled the scene, they fired gunshots, according to police.

If you have any information in this case, please contact the Elkhart Police Department at 574-295-7070, or the TIP Line 574-389-4777.

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