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South Bend Metro Homocide investigating double shooting, names of victims released

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Photo Courtesy of Kelvin Henry

Photo Courtesy of Kelvin Henry

Photo Courtesy of Kelvin Henry

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit is investigating after a fatal double shooting Friday night in South Bend. 

Police say one person was killed and another was taken to the hospital. 

It happened on Sampson St. between E. Calvert St. and Robinson St. around 9:35 p.m.  

The St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit identified the deceased victim as 16-year-old Curtis A. Frazier, Jr.

The other victim, 18-year-old Makyi E. Toliver, is in stable condition at a local hospital.

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Superintendent Dr. Todd Cummings released a joint statement on the Sampson Street shooting:

"The shooting death of 16-year-old Curtis Frazier, Jr., is devastating, and we are deeply saddened by the gun violence that has taken the life of one of our community's high school students. We will hold Curtis's memory close and lift up his friends and family in the coming days and weeks. As we grieve with the Frazier family and offer our support, we also offer them our solemn pledge to condemn gun violence in our schools, our neighborhoods, and broader community."

Anyone with any information is asked to call Metro Homicide at (574)235-5009. 


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