Superintendent says South Bend school student died by gun violence

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The South Bend Community School Corporation announced one of its students had died by gun violence.

District Superintendent Todd Cummings released the following statement:

Early this morning, we received word of another tragic death of one of our students caused by gun violence. While all details are still coming together, our hearts break as we mourn with the family, friends, and community of this student. We stand committed to working with South Bend police, our Mayor, and all South Bend citizens to put an end to the gun violence that has shattered yet another family and member of the South Bend Community School Corporation community.

The teen who was killed was identified as 17-year-old Terez Parker Jr. He attended Rise Up Academy.

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