Man injured in Niles Ave. shooting charged with gun theft

(Photo supplied/St. Joseph County Jail)

A 25-year-old man who was hurt during a shooting on Niles Avenue has been charged with theft of a firearm and being a felon in possession of a handgun, according to the South Bend Tribune.

(Photo supplied/ABC 57)

The shooting happened around 3:35 a.m. on Sunday, July 21, near Corby’s bar. Christopher Chism, 32, of South Bend died from a gunshot wound.

One of the other two people hurt, Jarell Seuell, was in a vehicle that was stopped by police as the driver tried to leave the area, the South Bend Tribune reported.

Seuell was taken to the hospital for treatment of at least one bullet wound.

He was found to be in possession of a loaded semiautomatic handgun that had been reported stolen, according to court documents.

Seuell was booked into the St. Joseph County Jail and posted bond.

He is due in court on Aug. 8.

A 26-year-old man was also injured in the shooting and was treated for injuries.

So far, there have been no suspects named.

Read more details about the shooting in the original story from the South Bend Tribune.


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