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Kokomo juvenile critically injured in shooting at France Park in Logansport

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Posted at 12:00 PM, May 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-17 20:06:31-04

CASS COUNTY — A shooting at France Park in Logansport late Friday night left a Kokomo boy in critical condition.

According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, an altercation on the beach of the swimming lake at France Park led to the shooting at about 11:30 p.m. Friday night.

A male under the age of 18 from Kokomo was shot in the chest and flown by medical helicopter to Fort Wayne with life-threatening injuries.

On May 17, the Cass County Sheriff's Office announced an arrest was made in connection with the shooting.

The office said a 17-year-old male from Logansport has been arrested thanks to leads from the public and inter-agency investigative efforts.

The Sheriff provided an update on the incident on Saturday morning.

They are trying to find four individuals who may have been in a black pickup truck at the scene. The four people are described as a Hispanic male, a white male with a beard who was wearing a red shirt, and two females.

The male with the beard may have been riding the bed of the truck at some point, according to the sheriff.

Anybody with information about the incident or individuals described by the sheriff should contact Detective Joe Nies at 574-753-6293.