Police arrest teen allegedly driving stolen vehicle
A 15-year-old has been arrested in connection with an incident that happened in South Bend on January 3 where two 12-year-old girls were shot while riding in a stolen Nissan.
According to the Captain Robert Hammer of the South Bend Police Department, the 15-year-old was driving the Nissan.
The Nissan was traveling on Harrison Avenue on January 3 when an SUV pulled up and a passenger began firing shots at the Nissan.
The Nissan crashed and the driver fled, police said.
The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office says on Wednesday it filed a detention order and petition against the juvenile alleging delinquency for auto theft.
The teen was detained Thursday.
A hearing was held Friday morning and the teen was released on trust house arrest and will be placed on GPS monitoring.
The teen's name has not been released.