Charges filed against man accused of South Bend murder

By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email

SOUTH BEND, Ind.--- Charges have been filed against the man accused of a shooting that left one man dead on Saturday evening.

Michael Taylor, 55, of South Bend, has officially been charged with Murder and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Serious Violent Offender.

He also has the Habitual Offender sentencing enhancement attached to all charges.

The charges stem from a shooting that took place on Saturday, July 5 2014 at around 11:30 p.m.

South Bend Police responded to a call near the corner of Olive and Linden Streets in South Bend.

Michael Gillam, 55, of South Bend, was found shot to death, and Taylor was taken into custody.

He is being held without bond at the St. Joseph County Jail.

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