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Indiana State Police-Bremen District 24-Bremen, IN
Friday April 7th, 2017 :: 08:11 a.m. EDT


Update Suspect Identified - State Police Investigate Officer Involved Shooting in Goshen

Elkhart County – The Indiana State Police have positively identified the suspect that was killed by police Wednesday morning in the parking lot of the Double D Bar and Grill in Goshen.
The 19-year-old man has been identified as Michael Alcaraz of Bristol.  Alcaraz also has ties to the Chicago area.  Alcaraz died at the scene and was later taken to Kalamazoo Michigan where an autopsy was performed Thursday.  Police recovered a shotgun from Alcaraz at the scene.
The state police is asking anyone that may have been approached by the suspect or may have information about the shooting to contact the Bremen Post at 574-546-4900.
The names of the three Goshen police officers involved in the shooting will be released Friday afternoon.  Please do not contact the Goshen Police Department for comments or facts surrounding the shooting.

*All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Indiana State Police-Bremen District 24-Bremen, IN
1425 Miami Trail
Bremen, IN 46506

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 574-546-4900

Trent Smith
Public Information Section

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