IU South Bend Crime Notice:
January 18, 2018
In compliance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, a Crime Notice is being issued for a reported off campus shooting.
REPORTED OFFENSE: On January 18, 2018, the South Bend Police Dept. received a report of shooting one block west of campus. South Bend Police are looking for suspect, a 17 year old black male wearing a red hoodie. Subject had fled north, away from campus.
TIME AND LOCATION OF OFFENSE: January 18th, 2018 at 8 PM. On Clover st, one block west of campus.
SUSPECT: 17 year old black male wearing a red hoodie. Subject last seen fleeing northbound, away from
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- Campus Police will be providing escorts to vehicles upon request, in order to ensure safety.
- Always let someone know where you are going and when you expect to return.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Avoid walking alone whenever possible.
- Use well-lit, regularly traveled walks and pathways, especially at night. Avoid shortcuts and keep away from shrubbery, bushes, alleyways, or any other poorly-lit area where an assailant might be lurking.
- Keep your ears clear of headphones and your hands free of packages or bags.
- Report suspicious behavior, even if you are not being directly threatened.
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