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Man shot, killed in South Bend parking garage

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WISH) — Police in South Bend were investigating the death of a man fatally shot in a parking garage late Sunday night.

South Bend Police Department officers were called at around 11:20 p.m. Sunday to a report of shots at the Wayne Street Parking Garage. The garage is at the intersection of East Wayne Street and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard near the St. Joseph River.

Robert Pulliam Jr., 62, was working for a security company contracted by the South Bend government. He had observed a suspicious person in the parking garage. Police say “an encounter” happened between the suspicious person and Pulliam, leading to him being shot and killed in the parking garage.

Pulliam’s autopsy was set for Tuesday in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

No arrest has been made.

The parking garage on Monday remained closed for the police investigation.

Anyone with information was asked to contact the South Bend Police Department’s detective bureau at 574-235-9263. Anonymous tips can be left with Michiana Crime Stoppers at 574-288-7867.

News 8’s Gregg Montgomery provided updates to this story.