Elkhart Man Charged with Murder in Shooting Death of Another Man

Elkhart, Indiana – A tragic incident unfolded nearly two months ago in Elkhart, resulting in the shooting death of 50-year-old David Strowder Sr. The accused, 39-year-old Michael Dandridge, has now been charged with murder in connection to the incident. Elkhart police responded to a call on March 21st at the 2400 block of Morton Avenue, where the fatal shooting took place.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting were revealed in a probable cause affidavit, with Strowder’s wife disclosing to authorities that her brother-in-law, Dandridge, was the alleged perpetrator. Following the shooting, Dandridge reportedly exited the home calmly, advising his sister-in-law against informing law enforcement before departing the scene. Regrettably, Strowder was discovered deceased in a bedroom within the residence.

As the investigation unfolds, a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Dandridge, who is currently at large. The community in Elkhart remains shocked and saddened by this disturbing event that has shaken the neighborhood. Authorities are urging anyone with information on Dandridge’s whereabouts to come forward and assist in bringing him to justice.

The tragic loss of David Strowder Sr. has left a void in the hearts of his loved ones, who are now seeking closure and justice for his untimely passing. The community is coming together to support the Strowder family during this difficult time, as they mourn the loss of a beloved member. The impact of this tragic incident resonates deeply within the Elkhart community, prompting a collective call for peace and justice.