Elkhart Police Shooting

Elkhart Police Shooting


Police have released the name of a burglary suspect shot and killed by Elkhart officers over the weekend.

Authorities say 27-year-old Jamie Benavidez allegedly pointed a gun at several officers following a foot chase.  Three officers fired their weapons, striking Benavidez.

The shooting remains under investigation.

A 14-year-old with Benavidez was captured. He faces a misdemeanor charge of resisting law enforcement.