Man charged in fatal N. William Street shooting and robbery pleads guilty

SOUTH BEND, Ind.—A man charged in the April 2019 fatal N. William St. shooting pleaded guilty on Monday.

Jeremiah Williams, one of five people charged in the incident, pleaded guilty as part of a plea deal.

In the deal, Williams pleaded guilty to one count of attempted armed robbery, a level 2 felony, and the state dropped the murder charge he was facing.

Williams will be sentenced on June 3.

The investigation into the April 2019 fatal shooting of 19-year-old Traychon R. Taylor on N. William St. showed that shots were fired after an alleged drug deal turned into a robbery, court documents said.

Four other people were arrested in connection with the incident.

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