Please note: Over-the-air viewers in South Bend need to re-scan televisions on Friday, October 18 to continue to receive ABC57, MyMichiana, Telemundo, MeTV, Decades, Movies!, Start TV and ThisTV and most other local channels in addition to WBND/WMYS. Those viewers unable to currently receive these stations over-the-air should see improved reception on October 18. Cable and satellite viewers are not impacted.

Further information on the re-scan can be found at:

Tip Line: 574-344-5557 |

Police investigating drive-by shootings on Ford and Bendix streets

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Residents on the west side are worried because there were two shootings reported Saturday night.

Police said one man was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg after an unknown suspect drove by and shot at him.

Police said the shooting happened in the 2500 block of Ford Street around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Just a few blocks away another drive-by happened in the 600 block of South Bendix Street where police said an unknown suspect fired multiple rounds at a home.

One mom who lives in the neighborhood said she was giving her little kids a bath when she heard gunshots outside.

Cristina Hernandez said, “The violence needs to stop in this neighborhood because it’s not the first time. I’m a mother of three and it needs to stop period.”

Several neighbors believe the shootings are gang related

Gary Weese said, “I don’t know exactly the reason for it but we’ve heard that it is gang related but I don’t know that for a fact. I’m not really sure who’s doing it.”

If you have any information regarding these shootings call the South Bend Police Department.

Share this article:
Save with
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?


Post a comment
Be the first to leave a comment!
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?