UPDATE: Police detain suspect after deadly shooting, crash in South Bend
There was a large police presence on the northwest side of South Bend after a shooting and crash on Portage near the Lathrop roundabout.
The altercation just after 9 Saturday morning led to one person left dead in the road.
The crash happened between two cemeteries -- Highland and Riverview. Portage Road between the Lathrop and Boland roundabouts were closed for the investigation.
Police tell us an extensive search using a K9 led to a suspect being detained in the 2100 block of Beverly.
We are told a loaded weapon was recovered at the scene.
South Bend Police Chief Scott Ruszkowski tweeted the following in response to the incident:
Bare minimum: at least 2 families and a community affected by another senseless shooting.
WHEN will it be enough?!!
Families/friends-it’s past time for you to step in!!! #ENOUGH
I’m confident at least one other person knew this was likely going to happen as in 99% of other incidents...yet let it happen!! #stopit
South Bend police say Metro Homicide is taking over the investigation.
Stay with us for updates.