Incident

10-17-2016 Indiana Elkhart 2-0

Location

October 17, 2016

311 East Carlton Avenue
Elkhart, Indiana
Geolocation: 41.6631, -85.9629

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age: 14
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Age: 6
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Injury
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Self-Inflicted (not suicide or suicide attempt - NO PERP)
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child injured (not child shooter)

Notes

14yo heard argument outside of home; got mother's gun to protect self and younger siblings. AD'd when startled by 6yo, grazed own leg and shot sister in leg.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Handgun
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 2
State Senate District: 12
State House District: 21