UPDATE: New charges for man accused of murder, attempted murder


The search continues for a man charged with murder and attempted murder after an early morning shooting in South Bend Monday.

Anthony Jefferson faces the charges for allegedly killing Jason Reid and shooting Tyreece Walker. Walker is expected to survive.

Jefferson is also charged with two counts of robbery and two counts of confinement.

Newscenter 16 obtained a photo of the victim, Reid. Police said he was from Indianapolis and was married.

The shooting happened in the 600 block of Brookfield Street at around 5:15 a.m.

Reid, Walker and Jefferson had been at the home for a few hours. A fight broke out when Walker asked Jefferson to leave the property, according to charging documents. Jefferson reportedly pulled out a gun and fired at Walker.

Walker ran across the street to get help and ended up at a corner house. The resident there thought someone was trying to break-in.

The woman soon realized that Walker was suffering from a gunshot wound and had collapsed on her porch. Her brothers said she is a student at a South Bend high school and that she was getting ready for school moments before she made the discovery.

Police said Jefferson is believed to be driving a 2001 white Mitsubishi Eclipse with an Illinois tag number L228494.

Jefferson is also charged with two counts of robbery and two counts of confinement. Prosecutors say Jefferson allegedly forced a woman to withdraw $200 from an ATM in the 5600 block of Main St. in Mishawaka on Sunday. The woman was reportedly checking her bank balance.

He's then accused of forcing the woman to drive to another location with her son inside the car.

Jefferson also reportedly approached a cashier at the 7-11 on the corner of Logan and Jefferson in South Bend. He allegedly demanded money and threw coffee in the cashier's face.


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