Suspect arrested in connection with shooting on Kenwood Avenue
The South Bend Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit took over the initial investigation, processed evidence, and identified 31-year-old Jeffrey Sheppard as a suspect.
On November 5, South Bend Police were dispatched to the 200 block of North Falcon Street on the report of a shooting.
Upon arrival, officers located a male victim with several apparent gunshot wounds. He was transported to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
Through an investigation, it was determined the shooting occurred in the 2400 block of Kenwood Avenue.
Sheppard was charged with battery by means of a deadly weapon, a level five felony, on Thursday, November 16.
Sheppard also had a felony warrant connected to an unrelated case.
Sheppard was arrested by the South Bend Police Department and is currently being held at the St. Joseph County Jail.