Metro Homicide investigating deadly shooting on Ford Street

UPDATE: In October 2023, the St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office filed formal charges against 29-year-old Dashawn Powell, Jr., in connection with the homicide of Olivia Carrillo. 


SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit is investigating a deadly shooting, at the intersection of Ford and Illinois streets.

Police responded to a home at 11:14 p.m. on Tuesday night, to reports of shots fired.

26-year-old Jalen Cullens of South Bend was found with gunshot wounds and transported to the hospital for treatment.

He remains in the hospital in stable condition. 

A woman was also found with gunshot wounds, and officers attempted to perform live saving measures, but were unsuccessful. 

That victim has been identified as Olivia A. Carillo, 26, of South Bend. 

No suspect information is being made available at this time, and no arrests have been made. 

Please contact the St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit at 574-235-5009 or Crime Stoppers at 288-STOP with any information related to the shooting.

This is a developing story and will be updated. 

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