18-Year-Old Found Fatally Shot in Peru, IN Home

March 14, 2019

At 7:18 a.m. on Sunday, February 3rd, someone called the Miami, Indiana emergency dispatch to report that a person was fatally shot. The crime scene was located in the 3100 block of North Mexico Road, according to the sheriff’s office.

Deputies and state police arrived at the scene to find Nathan Joe Hopper with a gunshot wound; he was pronounced dead at the scene.

State police started investigating Hopper’s death later that day. Brayden M. Berkshire was arrested on February 5th for connection to the shooting. The Miami County Sheriff’s Office announced that Brayden M. Berkshire, 18, of Logansport, is facing charges of reckless homicide and obstruction of justice.

During the course of the investigation, authorities say information came to light that connected Berkshire to the crime. She was taken into custody and incarcerated in the Miami County Jail with the bail set at $15,000. As of February 5th, the investigation is still ongoing.

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