South Bend police investigating homicide on Western Avenue

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The South Bend Police Department’s Violent Crime Unit is investigating a shooting on Sunday that left one person dead, the police department announced.

At 5:15 p.m., officers were called to the 2300 block of Western Avenue for a shooting report.

When police arrived, they aided 19-year-old Ricko Perez, who was suffering from a gunshot wound.

Perez was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

This is an ongoing investigation.

If you have any information, please call Michiana Crime Stoppers or the South Bend Police Detective Bureau at 574-235-9263.

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