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Elkhart shooting suspect to be charged as adult

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Elkhart County Prosecutor's Office said that Curtis Hill did approve and will sign that Jesus Macedo, 16, will be charged with murder and pending charges of criminal gang enhancement.

Police say 16-year-old Braxton Barhams was gunned down by Macedo in the 200 block of West Garfield Saturday. He died at the hospital. 

Officers were dispatched to 250 W. Garfield about 6:45 p.m. Saturday.  Once they arrived police said they found Barhams, who was injured from the shooting.  Barhams was transported to Elkhart General Hospital.

It is still be investigated to see if the shooting was gang related.

Stay with FOX 28 on the air and online at fox28.com as we follow this developing story.

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