Man, 20, arrested for murder, attempted robbery in connection with teen boy’s death

(Photo supplied/St. Joseph County Jail)

An arrest has been made in an attempted robbery which resulted in the shooting death of a 13-year-old boy.

(Photo supplied/ABC 57)

It happened at Hickory Village Apartments back in December of 2017. Tyshawn Taylor suffered at least one gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

TreMare Lashawn Hill, 20, was found on Tuesday and booked into the St. Joseph County Jail on murder and attempted robbery charges with a firearm sentencing enhancement.

Hill is scheduled to be arraigned on Wednesday afternoon.

The St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office released the following information about Hill’s arrest and charges:

The St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office has charged TreMare Lashawn Hill, 20, for his role in a December 26, 2017, attempted robbery and subsequent shooting that resulted in the death of 13 year old T.T. (Hickory Village Apartment complex, Mishawaka).

He is charged with:
Count I: Felony Murder a Felony
Count II: Attempted Robbery a Level 5 Felony
He is also charged with a Firearm Sentencing Enhancement.

Probable Cause was found and an arrest warrant ordered issued. Defendant was ordered
held without bond.

St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit (CMHU) investigators, with assistance from the United States Marshals Task Force, were able to locate Mr. Hill and arrest him on this warrant earlier today at the 1855 Courthouse (112 S. Lafayette Blvd, South Bend).

He was booked into the St. Joseph County Jail, where he remains in custody.

He is scheduled to appear before a St. Joseph County Superior Court magistrate tomorrow, May 27th, at 1:00 p.m. for his arraignment.

The sentencing range for Murder is 45 to 65 years. The sentencing range for a Level 5
Felony is 1 to 6 years. A Firearm Sentencing Enhancement can add an additional 5 to 20
years to the underlying conviction.

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