Shooting on Western Avenue injures 18-year-old
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Investigators are looking into a shooting that happened Saturday night.
According to the South Bend Police Department, that incident took place at approximately 11:30 p.m. Saturday night in the 1100 block of W. Western Avenue.
Officers were alerted to the shooting through ShotSpotter.
Officers investigating a shooting that took place around 11:30 Sat. night in the 1100 block of W. Western. Incident injured an 18 yo male with a potentially life threatening wound. Any one with info on this event can call 235-9201 or Crime Stoppers at 288-STOP. #southbend— South Bend Police (@southbendpolice) October 14, 2018
Upon arrival, police found property damage but initially were unable to locate a victim.
After a short time, police learned that David Pruitt, 18, arrived at a hospital with a back injury.
Pruitt is reported to be in serious condition at an Indianapolis hospital with a possible life-threatening wound, police say.
Investigators learned there was a party at the time before shots were fired.
South Bend Police Investigative Bureau is handling the case.
Anyone with information is asked to call SBPD at 574-235-9201 or Crime Stoppers at 574-288-STOP.