Man Found Shot To Death Along Indiana Street, Police Arrest Suspect

st joes
Source: MEGA; St. Joseph County jail

Apr. 18 2022, Published 1:06 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to XShare to Email

A man faces murder charges in connection to a fatal shooting in Indiana last week, authorities announced.

Article continues below advertisement

Around 8:30 p.m. on April 15, police in South Bend, Indiana, responded to Leland Avenue for a report of shots fired.

When officers arrived, they found Jamal Smith, 35, suffering from gunshot wounds, according to South Bend police. Smith later died from his injuries.

Article continues below advertisement

Detectives investigated and named Ralph Richardson Jr., 28, as a suspect. Though police did not detail how they tied him to the case or what the possible motive was in the alleged shooting.


He was arrested on April 14 and charged with murder.

Article continues below advertisement

Richardson is being held in the St. Joseph County jail in Michigan without bond.

st joes
Source: MEGA; St. Joseph County jail

Become a Front Page Detective

Sign up to receive breaking
Front Page Detectives
news and exclusive investigations.

More Stories

Opt-out of personalized ads

© Copyright 2023 Empire Media Group, Inc. Front Page Detectives is a registered trademark. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.