One person wounded in shooting at South Bend apartment
South Bend Police responded to a shooting in the 2300 block of Prairie Avenue Monday afternoon.
Police say the call came out at approximately 1:52 p.m.
Upon arrival at the Prairie Apartments, officers found one person with gunshot wounds.
The 28-year-old male victim was transported to the hospital. The victim was able to give police a description and name of a possible suspect.
"We found a person down. We were given a description of our suspect. A short time later, uniform officers located a likely matching person. That person has been detained," said Captain Phil Trent of the South Bend Police Department.
James Jones didn't know there was a crime scene just outside his front door until someone called to see if he was okay.
"I heard firing but I thought it was fireworks. I really didn't know what happened. I got a call and someone told me there's a police thing going on. So I looked around there and it's right next to me," said Jones.
Police believe 2-3 suspects may have used a "greyish Ford Taurus" to get away from the scene of the crime.
South Bend Police are asking the public for information that can lead to an arrest.
Neighbors said police handled the situation quickly so they aren't afraid.
Willetta Miller said, “I’m peaceful living here, it’s comfortable, but like I said, it’s an isolated incident.”
If you have a tip that can lead to an arrest you can call police at 574-235-9311.