Man suspected of killing woman in front of two of her children formally charged with murder


By: Jon Zimney

The man police suspect of fatally shooting a woman in front of two of her children in Mishawaka has been formally charged with murder, according to the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office.

A warrant for the arrest of Tyron Johnson, 18, was issued Saturday, June 13. He was ordered held without bond but has not been arrested.

Johnson is suspected of shooting 22-year-old Precious Jackson, the mother of his 1-month-old child.

Jackson was shot and killed around 11 a.m. on Friday, June 12, near Columbia and Logan Streets.

Johnson was last seen running north from the area.

Anyone with information about the shooting or who sees Johnson is asked to contact St. Joseph County Metro Homicide at 574-235-5009. Anonymous tips may be taken by Michiana Crime Stoppers at 574-288-7867.