Man shot on 1700 block of 15th Street

At approximately 11:53 a.m. on Tuesday, February 15, 2021 police were dispatched to the 1700 block of 15th Street for a man shot. When police arrived they found a male victim shot laying in the back yard of the apartment complex. Police were informed that a 33 year old male named John Eric was the shooter. Metro Elementary School was placed on lockdown due to the close proximity of the shooting. Police are searching for the suspect driving a silver SUV that was last seen going towards Staples Street. The victim was transported to a local hospital in unknown condition.