Tyshawn Taylor’s cause of death determined to be homicide
After an autopsy conducted on Tyshawn Taylor on December 28th,, the forensic pathologist determined the cause of death to be gunshot wound and the manner of death to be homicide. The investigation is still ongoing. Shortly before 10:00 p.m. on December 26th Mishawaka Police Department officers were called out to the Hickory Village Apartment complex in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 13 year old male, Tyshawn Taylor, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.The investigation revealed that the 13 year old was shot by the occupants of the apartment during an attempted home invasion. At this time, it remains an active and ongoing investigation and no arrests have been made. Police are actively seeking others who may have been involved in the attempted home invasion. Anyone with any information related to this investigation is asked to call CMHU at 235-5009 or Crime Stoppers at 288-STOP.
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