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UPDATE: Metro Homicide investigates deadly SB shooting; 1 in custody

 Larry D. McLucas
Larry D. McLucas (WNDU)
Published: Feb. 12, 2020 at 4:05 PM EST
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The St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit and South Bend Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting at Dubail and Grant streets on South Bend's west side.

It all began to unfold just after 3 p.m. Wednesday. Neighbors told 16 News Now that was when they heard two shots, then saw a man on the road near an SUV.

Police reportedly arrived to find 29-year-old Juan Luis Garcia with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead, according to a release from the St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office.

Metro Homicide began to investigate and has taken 35-year-old Larry D. McLucas into custody on preliminary suspicion of murder. Formal charges have yet to be filed.

Police did not release any information on a potential motive for the alleged shooting.

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