- Associated Press - Saturday, August 5, 2017

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Authorities in South Bend have filed murder charges against a man in a shooting during which two people were killed and two others critically injured.

The St. Joseph County prosecutor’s office charged 40-year-old Ronald Snyder with two counts of murder and felony charges of dealing methamphetamine. Another man arrested after Wednesday night’s shooting also faces methamphetamine and illegal gun possession charges.

Police responding to shooting reports found 29-year-old Damon Bethel dead at the scene and 25-year-old Anton James Jr. dead inside a vehicle that had crashed several blocks away. The prosecutor’s office says a 24-year-old woman and 34-year-old man remained hospitalized in critical condition Friday.

Snyder was jailed Saturday and has an initial court hearing scheduled for Monday.

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