Shooting

The Kokomo Police Department is investigating after a man was found dead early this morning.

Around 4:20 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 100 block of West Elm Street in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a deceased male lying in the roadway suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Investigators learned that there were numerous people present when the shooting occurred. Investigators are asking anyone with information to contact the Kokomo Police Department. The victim’s name is being withheld at this time.

This case remains active for investigation by the Kokomo Police Department and the Howard County Coroner’s Office. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Detective Scott Purtee at 765-456-7322, or the Kokomo Police Department Hotline at 765-456-7017. Those with information may qualify for a cash reward by calling Central Indiana Crime Stoppers at 1-800-262-TIPS with an anonymous tip.