19-year-old killed in shooting in Benton Harbor

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. – Late on April 10 multiple gunshots were heard in the southeast area of Benton Harbor by officers on patrol.

19-year-old Marcas Purnell was found wounded by gunfire and unresponsive near the intersection of Cross Street and Bishop Avenue.

Purnell was transported to Spectrum-Lakeland Hospital but later succumbed to his injuries.

Police are seeking the public’s help to find the people responsible for Purnell’s death.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Tipline at 269-927-0293, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-342-7867, or by using the TIP411 app.

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