13-year-old's death during attempted home invasion ruled homicide

MISHAWAKA, Ind., -- The St. Joseph County Coroner's Office has ruled the death of a 13-year-old to be a homicide.

Autopsy results were released for Tyshawn Taylor on Wednesday.

He was shot and killed December 26 at Hickory Village apartment in Mishawaka.

According to a press release from St. Joseph County Homicide, he was shot by occupants of the apartment during an attempted home invasion. Taylor was reported dead at the scene.

This is an active and ongoing investigation and no arrests have been made. Police are looking for others who may have been involved in the attempted home invasion.

Anyone with any information related to this investigation is asked to call CMHU at 235- 5009 or Crime Stoppers at 288-STOP.

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