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Woman shot, killed during fight outside downtown South Bend restaurant Tuesday night

Justin Hicks
IPB News

South Bend police are investigating a shooting that resulted in a death Tuesday night.

Officials say officers were called to the 100 block of South Michigan Street to investigate a shooting at about 9:45 p.m. on Tuesday after reports of a fight at Linden Grill that spilled outside.

Police say they found a woman, later identified as 32-year-old Kaylynn Davidson, who was taken to the hospital. Davidson later died from her injuries.

The South Bend Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit is handling the investigation. On Wednesday morning, police announced they had arrested a suspect in the shooting, 26-year-old Kimarie Wright.

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Updated: May 18, 2022 at 12:02 PM EDT
This story has been updated.
Kent Fulmer joined WVPE in August of 2020 to take on one of the station's most high profile roles as the local host of Morning Edition. Kent comes to WVPE with more than 20 years experience in radio in the Michiana area. During his career, Kent has had a variety of roles including DJ, reporter and newscaster, as well as several behind-the-scenes positions. Kent and his wife, Donna, are celebrating their 32nd wedding anniversary in 2020 and have lived in Elkhart County for almost 20 years. They have two adult daughters, Sarah and Rebecca. When not working, Kent is active as a musician, playing trumpet and flugelhorn. He has performed with a number of area bands. Currently he performs with the Phat Tuesday Dixieland Band and Jazz Assemblage, as well as his church's praise band. As a member of Jazz Assemblage, Kent has appeared at the Elkhart Jazz Festival several times. He also volunteers with Bugles Across America.