Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Police News

February 10, 2014

Shooting determined to be accidental

Goshen police and medics were called to the scene of an accidental shooting Sunday morning.

The incident took place around 6 a.m. at a home in the 1300 block of Hickory Street. Emergency personnel arrived to find a 23-year-old man who suffered a gunshot wound to his leg from a .40-caliber handgun. The man was transported by ambulance to IU Health Goshen Hospital for treatment.

Police said the shooting was accidental and the injury wasn’t life-threatening.

Theft/burglary reports

• The theft of a Top-O-Matic cigarette-making machine from Low Bob’s Discount Tobacco, 434 W. Pike St., was reported to Goshen police Saturday.

• According to a police report, several fraudulent prescriptions were obtained through Michiana Neurologic Medicine in Mishawaka. Mishawaka police determined that the suspect lived in Goshen, and that the majority of the prescriptions were obtained in Elkhart County. The case was turned over to Goshen police for further investigation.

• Staff at Walmart, 4024 Elkhart Road, told Goshen police a female attempted to take an ovulation test kit without paying for it around 7 p.m. Saturday. When confronted, the woman handed the kit back to store personnel and fled.

• Michelle Kelly of Goshen told city police Friday that someone stole cash from her purse. The incident occurred in the 400 block of Prospect Avenue.

Alcohol/drug incidents

• Leroy Zartman, 55, homeless, Milford, was arrested after Goshen police were called to the Court House Pub, 132 N. Main St., late Saturday. Zartman had allegedly refused to leave the tavern, but did so when asked after police arrived. Due to Zartman’s high level of intoxication, he was taken to the emergency room at IU Health Goshen for treatment. There, police said, he caused trouble with staff members. He was incarcerated in the Elkhart County jail on a charge of public intoxication.

Vandalism/criminal mischief reports

• Paige Harris and Ronald Callahan, both of Goshen, told city police Saturday that someone through eggs at their vehicles. The incident occurred in the 500 block of Lexington Drive.

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