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UPDATE: Police identify people killed in Elkhart shooting

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Jagtar Bhatti (Courtesy Lori Elhassani) Jagtar Bhatti (Courtesy Lori Elhassani)
Pawan Singh (Courtesy Lori Elhassani) Pawan Singh (Courtesy Lori Elhassani)

Police have released the names of two people who were shot and killed in a shooting at an Elkhart business.

Elkhart Police say they were called to Saleh's Supermarket in the 400-block of Middlebury Street around 9:30 a.m. Thursday. When officers arrived, they found two people down. Police have identified the victims as 55-year-old Jagtar Bhatti and 20-year-old Pawan Singh, both of Elkhart.  The two men were employees at Saleh's.

William Sinclair is another employee at Saleh's.  He says he called 911 after the shooting.  "They would've given them anything they wanted," said Sinclair. "Money, anything.  They didn't have to kill them."

Police say officers are searching for two or more suspects in connection to the shooting. They did not release any possible descriptions.

Elkhart Community Schools were placed on lockdown as a result of the shooting, which was just a few blocks from Elkhart Central High School. District officials tell us the lockdown has been lifted, though schools are still taking precautions, such as not holding activities outside.

FOX28 News is continuing to follow this story and will have the latest as it becomes available.

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