Update: Elkhart Police identify wounded teen
Posted: 05/24/2012 at 3:30 pm
By: Truth Staff
The Elkhart Police Department has identified the victim as Flavio Contreras, 19, of Elkhart. The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department first responded to the scene 1:15 a.m. Thursday, May 24.
The investigation started with the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department responding to a report late Wednesday night of a suspicious person on C.R. 19 north of C.R. 8. Officers found a 19-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds and cuts. The man was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment.
As of 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24, Elkhart General Hospital would not release any information regarding Contreras’s condition.