UPDATE: Suspect in custody after one person shot on Leland Avenue in South Bend

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Authorities say a suspect has been arrested in connection with an early morning shooting in South Bend on Leland Avenue.

According to reports, around 4 a.m. Tuesday morning, South Bend Police responded to the 600 block of Leland Avenue due to a notification from the electronic ShotSpotter notification system.

"Upon arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries," SBPD said. "As units were responding to the call, Officer Wiorek observed a male running away from the shooting scene. The male was detained and, through further investigation and follow-up, was ultimately arrested."

The suspect, 36-year-old Adrian Pope, is facing preliminary charges of Battery by Means of a Deadly Weapon and Resisting Law Enforcement. He was transported to the St. Joseph County Jail, where he awaits a formal charging decision from the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office.

All persons are presumed innocent until/unless convicted in a court of law.

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