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BREAKING NEWS: A suspect has been named following Saturday's deadly shooting of a man at the University Park Mall in Mishawaka. 

Victim Named In Shooting At University Park Mall In Mishawaka

Sep 12, 2020

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Sunday the University Park Mall in Mishawaka was back open to the public, following a deadly shooting that claimed the life of a 23-year-old man on Saturday inside the mall. Metro Homicide has made more new information about the mall shooting available, including the name of the victim. 

The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office has released information on an early morning shooting that has left one woman dead and another behind bars. 

The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office has released details of a late night shooting in Mishawaka.

A 9-year-old boy died in South Bend early Sunday morning from an apparent gunshot wound. New information released by officials indicates no adults were associated with the shooting. The discharge of the gunoccurred while juveniles were playing.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Monday morning, August 17th, in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Deadly Shooting In South Bend At Irish Hills

Jul 25, 2020

The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office has released information on a deadly shooting in South Bend.

Man Killed By Police After Mask Dispute At Michigan Store

Jul 14, 2020
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Sunday night Elkhart authorities released details of a killing in the city of Elkhart.

Deadly Shooting In Elkhart

Jun 23, 2020

Elkhart Police have released information on a deadly shooting that occurred Monday night. 

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The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office has released new information on the shooting and killing of a child Thursday in South Bend. Investigators believe a 4-year-old child accidentally fired on a 1-year-old sibling.

UPDATE: Arrest In Weekend Killing In South Bend

Jun 17, 2020
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The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office has released new information on charges against a weekend murder suspect. 

Gunshot Victim Dies In South Bend

Jun 13, 2020

The St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit is investigating a deadly shooting that occurred early Satuday morning in South Bend. 

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Police say two people are dead following shootings that occurred late Saturday night amid violent protests in downtown Indianapolis.

The deadly shootings happened at Market and Talbot streets and 10 E. Market St. Two people were also shot in the area of Alabama and New York streets, according to IMPD. Their condition was unknown.

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The St. Joseph Co. Metro Homicide Unit is searching for a suspect or suspects following an assault and killing in South Bend Wednesday night. 

(Read the updated full CMHU release below.) 

The St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit (CMHU) has positively identified the deceased victim from yesterday evening’s shooting investigation on E.McKinley Avenue and his family has been notified. He has been identified as Kelvin Stanford, Jr. (B/M), 17 years old.

May 4th Voices: Kent State, 1970

Apr 25, 2020

Monday, April 27, 2020 at 9 PM

“Kent State was not just Kent State. It was a symbol for everything, and it was indicative of everything at that time. And, as they’ve said, that was the day the war came home." (May 4th Voices)

BREAKING NEWS: Deadly Shooting In South Bend

Apr 24, 2020

The St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit is investigating a deadly shooting that occurred overnight.

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UPDATE:

The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office released new information following a deadly weekend shooting that occurred while a group was doing target practice.

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South Bend Mayor James Mueller sent a letter Friday to the Special Prosecutor Ric Hertel, who investigated the death of Eric Logan.

The letter and attached questions seek further information and evidence gathered in the course of the Special Prosecutor’s investigation, and asks that official statements and other information be released to the public.

The St. Joseph Co. Metro Homicide Commander has released the following information about an early morning fatal shooting.

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NEW: A special prosecutor has announced that the white South Bend officer who shot and killed a black man in South Bend last summer will not be charged for the shooting. Special prosecutor Richard Hertel has announced that officer Ryan O’Neill will not be charged for shooting Eric Logan because the state cannot prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the force was not justified. However, in a separate case, Hertel has announced that O’Neill is being charged with several charges related to allegations that he picked up a prostitute in May.  He was arrested and booked at the St. Joseph Co.

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UPDATE:

The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office has charged two men in connection with alleged crimes that resulted in the death of a man in South Bend over the weekend. 

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The Commander of the St. Joseph Co. Metro Homicide Unit released new information today regarding a shooting on January 1st and about another separate homicide case unfolding this weekend.

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UNDATED (AP) — The children of a woman who was fatally shot by a fellow resident of an Elkhart apartment complex are suing the apartment’s management company, alleging that it failed to protect their mother from the gunman despite knowing of his “peculiar and abhorrent behavior.”

Lawrence Faso shot and killed Gail Shields and her boyfriend Jon Malk on July 31 before killing himself at the Stratford Commons assisted living apartment complex in Elkhart. 

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BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 66-year-old southwestern Michigan woman was shot when a bullet tore into her home.

Benton Harbor public safety officers say the woman was lying in bed watching on TV Saturday night when a bullet went through a wall and struck her. She was taken to a hospital, where she’s in critical condition.

Police say several people were seen running from a nearby park, where the gun likely was fired. They add she doesn’t appear to have been a target.

BREAKING NEWS: Two People Shot In Elkhart, One Dies

Nov 24, 2019

Elkhart Police are reporting a deadly shooting occurred this weekend. 

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NEW: Raymond M. Dotson, Jr. turned himself in this morning. 

UPDATE POSTED OCT. 22:

The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office has announced charges against one man following a deadly weekend shooting at a South Bend gas station.

Raymond M. Dotson, Jr. is alleged to have used a semiautomatic weapon to kill a man he got into an argument with. The man who died was carrying an "air soft" toy gun. Police say surveillance video shows the whole thing. 

Indiana State Police

Indiana State Police are asking for help from the public to find a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting case from four years ago that severely injured a LaGrange County homeowner, who was left for dead. Police are searching for the man pictured above. 

They also believe that the suspect may have been driving a car like the one depicted below. 

Here is the complete press release from Indiana State Police: 

NEW: 3 Victims Killed In Shooting In Elkhart Named

Jul 31, 2019
Annacaroline Caruso

UPDATE: 

Elkhart police say one of the dead men is the suspected shooter. Elkhart County Homicide Unit Cmdr. Mark Daggy identified the dead victims as 66-year-old Gail Shields, her boyfriend, John Malk, along with the suspected shooter, 76-year-old Lawrence Faco. The wounded woman wasn't identified.

"Stand Against Violence Everyday" March In South Bend

Jun 29, 2019
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Handout from the St. Joseph Co. Metro Homicide Unit

NEW: The St. Joseph Co. Metro Homicide Unit has released new information in the Kelly's Pub investigation. 

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