South Bend Police investigating shooting that injured 15-year-old

SOUTH BEND, Ind.—The South Bend Police Department is investigating a shooting that injured a 15-year-old boy on Sunday.

Officers were sent to the 2500 block of West Western Avenue around 5:45 p.m. on Sunday.

Once on scene, police found a 15-year-old boy with gunshot wounds to the lower body.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

During their investigation, officers learned that the incident took place in the area of Huron and Meade.

A crashed vehicle was found in the 900 block of Ewing that was believed to be involved in the incident, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the incident can contact the South Bend Police Department at 574-235-9201 or Crime Stoppers at 574-288-STOP.

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