Man arrested in Benton Harbor homicide investigation

BENTON HARBOR, (MI).,----- Police arrested a man in connection with a homicide in Benton Harbor Sunday afternoon.

Officers were called to the 2700 block of Townline Road for a report of shots fired at 3:39 P.M.

When they arrived, officers found a 40-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspect, a 57-year-old man, was arrested at the scene and transported to the Berrien County Jail. 

He is awaiting arraignment on charges, including open murder.

The victim was transported to Western Michigan University where an autopsy will be performed.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with any information is encouraged to contact the Benton Township Police Department at 269-925-1135 or via their Facebook page. 

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