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January 4, 2013

Goshen police seek information about October shooting

GOSHEN — Goshen police are requesting the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a shooting last fall.

Police were called to the area of Riverside Boulevard and Clinton Street at 6:12 p.m. Oct. 5. Officers and paramedics arrived at 1310 W. Clinton St. and found the victim, Michael Edwards, 44, lying on the ground in back of the residence. He was suffering from what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds.  

Edwards was transported to a hospital. Police later said he was expected to make a full recovery.

Edwards told police he was attacked by a black male between the ages of 15 and 22, with a slender build and around 5 feet 10 inches tall. At the time of the shooting, the assailant was wearing a dark, hooded sweatshirt and jeans.  Edwards said he believed the man was attempting to commit robbery.

Anyone has information about the shooter or about the incident is asked to contact the Goshen Police Department by email, police@goshencity.com, or telephone (574) 533-8661; or call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-342-STOP.

 

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