Police investigating two separate shootings in South Bend
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — South Bend Police are investigating two separate shootings that injured a total of four people on Thursday morning.
According to police, officers responded to the 100 block of E. Irvington around 12:30 a.m. to find a 34-year-old male and a 35-year-old female both with graze wounds.
The male had an injury to the abdomen and the female had an injury to the wrist. Both victims were treated at the scene and declined any further medical care.
An initial investigation showed that a dark SUV drove by the address and an unknown person started shooting from the vehicle.
Officers then responded to the 200 block of S. Meade St. for a ShotSpotter alert around 1:30 a.m. One victim was located in the 100 block of Carlisle and a second victim was found in the 700 block of N. Brookfield. A 22-year-old male and an 18-year-old male both had injuries to their backs that they received on S. Meade.
Both S. Meade victims were taken to the hospital to be treated for apparent non-life threatening injuries.
An investigation showed that both were in the area of the 200 block of S. Meade when an unknown black male shot at them.
Both incidents are under investigation.
Anyone with information about either incident should contact the South Bend Police Department at (574) 235-901 or Crime Stoppers at (574)-288-STOP.