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UPDATE: Teen Killed And Another Juvenile Shot In South Bend, No Suspect Identified


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.

Though originally reported as an adult male based on initial information at the scene, his age has since been confirmed as 17 years old.

An autopsy is scheduled for Mr. Stanford for tomorrow, May 15th, at 9:00 a.m. in Fort
Wayne, Indiana.

A second juvenile, also a 17 year old male, was taken to the hospital (as noted in the first
release), but has since been treated and released.

This remains an active and on-going investigation, and no arrests have been made at this
time. If anyone has information, they are encouraged to please contact the St. Joseph
County Metro Homicide Unit (CMHU) at 574-235-5009 or Crime Stoppers at 288-STOP.