Neighbors speak out after an Easter Morning shooting claims the life of a male in Downtown South Bend

NOW: Neighbors speak out after an Easter Morning shooting claims the life of a male in Downtown South Bend

SOUTH BEND, Ind., --- South Bend Police are investigating an early morning shooting that claimed the life of one male.

Officials say they were called to the 200 block of South Lafayette Boulevard around 3:20 a.m. on Sunday for reports of shots fired.

As officers were investigating, they were advised that a victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds arrived at Memorial Hospital.

The male later died from his injuries.

At this time the victim's name is being withheld until his family is notified. 

The homicide is under investigation by the South Bend Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit.

Anyone with information can reach out to the police department or Michiana Crime Stoppers at 574-288-STOP.

Neighbors of the Near West Side told ABC57, they are fearful yet not surprised. 

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