Elkhart police officers open fire on burglary suspect, man dies as result
Officers said man pointed gun at them
Last Updated: 101 days ago
ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. - Indiana State Police said it is investigating a shooting that involved officers in the Elkhart City Police Department Sunday.
ISP said early Sunday afternoon, officers responded to a burglary-in-progress call at 332 W. Hubbard. When they arrived, officers said they had to run after two individuals seen leaving the house.
ISP said the officers caught one of the people near 318 W. Lusher. However the second person continued to 328 W. Lusher, where officers said they had to fire on him after he pointed a gun at them.
No officers were injured but ISP said the man died as a result of the police gunfire.
Investigators said the man’s name will be released within the next 24 hours.
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