MISHAWAKA — The two teens shot Tuesday evening in Central Park have been identified.
Vincenzo Trozzy, 18, of Osceola, is clinically dead, but remains on life support for organ procurement, according to the St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit. He must remain in this condition until his organs can be harvested.
The second victim, 17-year-old Joseph McFarland, of Mishawaka, sustained non life-threatening injuries.
No arrests have been made and no criminal charges have been filed. Anyone with information is asked to call metro homicide at 574-235-5009 or Crime Stoppers at 574-288-STOP.
Mishawaka police were dispatched to the park about 7:45 p.m., on a call of two people being shot. Officers found the injured men and multiple shell casings on the scene.
According to scanner traffic, the victims were found near the basketball courts. Officers on the recording can be heard referencing a victim (McFarland) with a gunshot wound to the right arm. They then called for a second ambulance, reporting a victim (Trozzy) with a gunshot wound to the head.
Dispatchers also alerted area officers to a suspect’s vehicle, according to scanner traffic. They reported a white Impala with tinted windows leaving the park, heading north toward Mishawaka Avenue. The Mishawaka police log says there are three suspects, but gives no descriptions or identifying information.