GOSHEN, IN. (THECOUNT) — Ivan Pedroza, of Goshen, Indiana, has been identified as the teenage victim of a fatal shooting Thursday night.

Pedroza, 19, was shot dead while inside a vehicle in Goshen on Thursday night on Cross Street.


According to the Goshen Police Department, officers responded to a call of shots fired on the 500 block of Cross Street in Goshen around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. When they arrived, Pedroza was found suffering from gunshot wounds in the rear passenger seat of a vehicle.

Medics at the scene attempted to provide aid but Pedroza was pronounced dead of gunshot injuries at the scene.

Police provided no further information on any potential suspects or a motive in the killing.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the teen:

The cause of the shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911.


Geo quick facts: Goshen is a city in and the county seat of Elkhart County, Indiana, United States. It is the smaller of the two principal cities of the Elkhart-Goshen Metropolitan Statistical Area, which in turn is part of the South Bend-Elkhart-Mishawaka Combined Statistical Area – Wikipedia.