Victim identified in Wednesday morning stabbing in Elkhart

ELKHART, Ind. – One person has died following a stabbing in Elkhart on Wednesday morning, the Elkhart Police Department confirmed.

At 7:55 a.m., police were called to the 2300 block of Cassopolis Street for a report of a fight and a male saying he had been stabbed.

When officers arrived to the scene, they found a male lying outside and suffering from apparent stab wounds, reports said.

The male, identified as 23-year-old Andrew Conley of Elkhart, was given first aid but was pronounced dead on the way to the hospital.

A second male in his mid-20’s was detained at the scene and taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

He is still in custody.

The Elkhart County Homicide Unit has taken over the investigation.

There is no immediate threat to the public in connection with the incident.

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