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Charges in Fatal Drive-By Shooting

(Michigan City, IN) - An arrest has been made for a shooting death earlier this year in Michigan City.


30-year old Amond Nixon is also accused of trying to kill four other individuals in May. Nixon allegedly fired the shots from inside a passing vehicle in the 200 block of North Ridgeland Avenue.


21-year old Tyrese Morris-Cross was airlifted to a hospital in South Bend and later died from gunshot wounds. Police have not released the names of the four other shooting victims.


Nixon is charged with Murder and four counts of Attempted Murder along with a serious violent felon in possession of a firearm. According to court records, he has a criminal history dating back to a teenager for crimes like robbery and dealing cocaine. Nixon was being held on a one million dollars cash bond.

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