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Elkhart shooting suspect arrested in Indianapolis

Leeshawn Rodgers (Courtesy Elkhart Police Department) Leeshawn Rodgers (Courtesy Elkhart Police Department)

The suspect in a fatal Elkhart shooting from late April is in custody.  Elkhart Police say Leeshawn Rodgers was arrested by Indianapolis Metro Police on Monday.

Police believe Rodgers may have shot 34-year-old Eddie Johnson on April 30 at the corner of 6th Street and Cleveland Avenue. Johnson was taken to an area hospital following the shooting, where he later died.

The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department will be escorting Rodgers back to Elkhart County for arraignment.

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