GARRETT, Ind. (WANE) — A 21-year-old Detroit man has been arrested in connection to a shooting in Garrett Monday that injured a teenager, according to Indiana State Police (ISP). Authorities arrested Kerry Jamar Hawkins Tuesday and charged him with one count of attempted murder, a Level 1 felony.
Hawkins is currently being held in the DeKalb County Jail on a $200,000 cash bond.
A public information officer with ISP confirmed detectives and a crime scene investigator were helping the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office with a shooting investigation at a trailer park on Garrett’s north side around 11:45 a.m. Monday.
Officers could be seen combing the perimeter of a pond in North Pointe Crossing. A press release issued Monday afternoon said a 16-year-old boy was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.
Hawkins had an initial hearing in DeKalb Superior Court Tuesday morning.