Valparaiso senior linebacker Noah Beller has died. According to information from police, Noah Beller was shot and killed in the Valparaiso shooting. Reports said he died from gunshot wounds he sustained from the shooting.
Valparaiso Police Releases Statement…,
The Valparaiso police have released a statement about the shooting, revealing that investigation is currently on.
Read Excerpts From The Statement: March 3, 2021, at 10:19 p.m., Valparaiso Police responded to the 3700 block of Oakgrove Dr. to the report of a disturbance in which a male had sustained a gunshot wound. Upon arrival, officers located a 19-year-old male outside of a nearby residence with such an injury. The male was provided immediate treatment by police on the scene, and later transported to Northwest Health—Porter for further treatment. The male later succumbed to his injuries while at Northwest Health—Porter, which he sustained as a result of a gunshot wound to his chest.
The investigation has indicated there is no known threat to community safety, as the incident was isolated to the parties involved. Valparaiso Police remain on scene and the investigation is open and on-going.
The news of his death was announced by his friend Reece Crossin who is a UF Linebacker through a Twitter post shared on Friday morning.
An official Gofundme account has been created by Grace McCorkle from Valparaiso, IN, she is organizing a fundraiser for Noah Beller.
In an official post she shared Grace said:
“Any donation to help a grieving family. Noah left behind a tribe of people who loved him for numerous reasons, his kind soul & strength will always be remembered by many. For those looking to help in any way, anything is appreciated during this heartbreaking time.”
Noah Baller’s cause of death was not made public as at the of filing this report.
Baller joined VHS Freshman Football in 2016 -2020
He also played for VHS Boys Varsity Football in 2018 – 2019
Beller went to Valparaiso High School, which opened in 1871 as Valparaiso City Public Graded School in a facility that had been built in 1861 by the local Presbyterian members as the Valparaiso Collegiate Institute on the site of the current Central Elementary School.