Buchanon in court in connection with toddler shooting

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

South Bend A teen, charged with murder in the death of a two-year-old, is scheduled for court Tuesday morning.

Tarez Buchanon, 19, is also charged with attempted murder and criminal gang enhancement. He's due for a status hearing at 9 a.m.

John Swoveland Jr. was killed by a stray bullet on April 9th while playing outside at his aunt's house on Campeau Street. The shooting was determined to be part of gang violence, and the bullet came from about three blocks away, near Coquillard Park.

A total of eight people were charged in connection with the crime

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