8 Charged In 2-Year-Old's Shooting Death

By 21Alive News

John Swoverland Jr., 2, of South Bend, Ind.

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April 17, 2014 Updated Apr 17, 2014 at 9:16 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (21Alive) - Eight people have been charged in connection with the the shooting death of a 2-year-old boy.

The charges include murder, attmepted murder, aiding in murder, assisting a criminal and gang enhancement.

The suspects' ages range from 23 to 17 with some being left unidentified because they are minors:
Robert Griffin
Age 19
Charges: Murder, Attempted Murder

Tarez Buchanon
Age 19
Charges: Murder, Attempted Murder, Gang Enhancement

Unnamed Juvenile
Age 15
Charges: Aiding In Murder, Gang Enhancement

Unnamed Juvenile
Age 15
Charges: Assisting A Criminal, Gang Enhancement

Daniel Williams
Age 17
Charges: Assisting A Criminal, Gang Enhancement, Carrying A Handgun, (charged as adult)

Joshua Hodge
Age 18
Charge: Assisting A Criminal

Xavier Primm
Age 23
Charge: Assisting A Criminal

Unnamed Juvenile
Age 17
Charges: Assisting A Criminal, Gang Enhancement

Six of the eight are in custody. Robert Griffin and Xavier are at-large. Police are seeking the public's help in finding them.




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