Dowagiac man killed in Benton Harbor shooting

Photo courtesy: Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety

Police say this man approached the group and intentionally pointed, aimed, and fired at the victim. 

Photo courtesy: Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety

Police say this man came from a flanking position and opened fire with a rifle toward the group of fleeing bystanders.

Photo courtesy: Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety

Police say this man was seen walking with the two men in the video. 

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. -- A Dowagiac man is confirmed dead after a shooting in Benton Harbor on Saturday. The Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety responded to a call of shots fired in the 900 block of Buss Avenue at 3:20 a.m.

When officers got to the scene they found a 41-year-old Dowagiac man dead.

Images captured by an apartment complex's video system showed two men dressed in dark clothing watching a group at the complex.

BHDPS says one of these men approached the group and shot the victim. Officials say a second male came from a flanking position and shot at the bystanders with a rifle.

There was a third person seen walking with the two men in the footage who officers are also trying to locate. 

All three men left the area after the shooting. 

If you know anything about this incident, you can call the Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety at 269-927-8423 or Michiana Crime Stoppers at 800-342-STOP.  

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