Police identify victim of early morning shooting in South Bend

Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 5:18 AM EST
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - The South Bend Police Department is investigating after a man was shot and killed early Monday morning in South Bend’s River Park neighborhood.

Officers were called around 4 a.m. to the 500 block of S. 29th Street on reports of a shooting. When they arrived, they say they found a man, identified as 31-year-old Justin Stewart of South Bend, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Stewart was then taken to the hospital, where he later died from his injuries. His autopsy is set for Tuesday in Kalamazoo.

No arrests have been made. Police say this shooting appears to be an isolated incident. The shooting remains under investigation by the South Bend Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit.

If you have any information, please call the South Bend Police Department’s Detective Bureau at 574-235-9263. You can also stay anonymous by calling Michiana Crime Stoppers at 574-288-STOP.