UPDATE: Arrests made in Downtown shooting

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Three arrests have been made after a person was shot three times downtown Saturday night.


The shooting happened just after 8 p.m. near the corner of North Michigan Street and Riverside Drive, not far from Notre Dame. Officers told ABC-57 the victim, a Notre Dame employee was on his way home from work when he was approached by three men.


At the scene, officers told our reporters that at least two black men took off on foot from the area of the shooting. Those suspects were caught, and with the help of a K-9 unit police tracked down the third suspect


All were taken into custody, questioned and later arrested. One of the suspects is an adult, the other two juveniles, just 16 and 17 years old.



According to police the three men were all positively identified by two eye-witnesses.


The shooting occurred just off the bridge on North Michigan Street near Leeper Park and Memorial Hospital.


Officers told ABC-57 News the victim was taken to Memorial Hospital, but there is still no word on his condition.


The Notre Dame employee was shot three times, once in the leg and twice in the chest.


People who live in the area told ABC-57 News there has been a string over robberies involving three people in the last couple of weeks.

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