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Man accused of firing shots Sunday evening arrested

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- South Bend Police arrested a man they say was responsible for a report of shots fired in the 500 block of Birdsell Sunday evening.

Officers went to the area around 6:10 p.m. Sunday after receiving a ShotSpotter alert.

Information from community members led police to the 1600 block of W. Florence where a possible suspect entered a home, reports said.

Police surrounded the home and 28-year-old Marvin Tobar Jr was taken into custody.

Police obtained a search warrant for the home and recovered a weapon, reports said.

Tobar is facing a preliminary charge of possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon.

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