Niles Police investigating fatal shooting on N. 7th Street

NILES, Mich. -- Niles Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened on N. 7th Street early Tuesday morning.

At 12:16 a.m., police responded to N 7th and Ferry streets for reports of shots fired.

When they arrived to the area, they found a man on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound.

The victim, 36-year-old Farries Maxwell, was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

Three people were seen running from the area after the shooting.

If you have any information in this case, please contact the Niles Detective Bureau at 269-683-0404, or Crime Stoppers. Anyone with information can also text TIPNILESPD and your tip to: CRIMES (274637), or online at

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