UPDATE: Victim identified in deadly shooting at South Bend apartment complex

Published: Jun. 9, 2022 at 8:47 PM EDT
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UPDATE: The victim in Thursday evening’s homicide at Laurel Woods Apartments has been identified by police as 28-year-old Dionte Williams of South Bend.

His autopsy is pending.


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

South Bend Police were called to the 800 block of W. Laurelwood Court around 6:40 p.m. on the report of a possible shooting.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a male victim who ultimately died from his injuries.

This is the city’s second deadly shooting in the month of June.

The victim’s mother was also on scene, demanding people speak up. There were reportedly a lot of people outside, including children, when the shooting happened. At this time, it is unclear what led up to the shooting, and how the victim died.

The Violent Crimes Unit is currently investigating.

Anyone with information should contact the South Bend Police Department or Michiana Crime Stoppers at 574-288-STOP.

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