UPDATE: South Bend Police identify victim in Huey Street shooting

Published: May. 12, 2022 at 11:21 PM EDT|Updated: May. 12, 2022 at 11:24 PM EDT
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UPDATE: The South Bend Police Department has identified the victim of Thursday night’s shooting on Huey Street as Johnnie Lee Johnson, 53, of South Bend.

Johnson was pronounced dead shortly after officers and medics arrived on scene.

Johnson’s family has been notified. His autopsy is scheduled for Saturday.

The South Bend Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit is investigating.

If you have any information about this case, you’re asked to call Michiana Crime Stoppers at 574-288-STOP to submit your anonymous tip.


SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - One person is dead after a shooting Thursday night in South Bend.

Officers responded to the 1200 block of Huey Street around 8:20 p.m.

The South Bend Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit is on-scene.

There’s no word yet on potential suspects.

16 News Now will continue to update this story as information becomes available.

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