Michigan City man faces murder charge in fatal drive-by shooting, police say | Michigan City News

Nixon is currently jailed in LaPorte County Jail on other criminal charges unrelated to the shooting.

Nixon has previously been charged in separate incidents in 2021, including with pointing a gun at another person, two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon and criminal recklessness, records show. online court.

In light of the new charges related to the shooting, he was given $1,000,005 cash bond.

Michigan City Police Department Chief of Operations Kevin Urbanczyk said multiple detectives from the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department, the LaPorte County Drug Task Force and the Michigan City Police Department assisted. Pliske in the investigation.

“All of these detectives have worked tirelessly for several months to solve this crime and end not only the Morris-Cross family, but all of the other victims whose lives have been negatively impacted by this incident,” Urbanczyk said. “The Michigan City Police Department is extremely grateful for the working partnerships we share with our community, surrounding law enforcement and the LaPorte County District Attorney’s Office,” he said in a statement. hurry. “The dedicated men and women of the Michigan City Police Department will continue to seek out those who choose to commit acts of violence within our community and hold them accountable for their actions.”

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