Police: 1 dead, 6 injured in Benton Harbor shooting

Police: 1 dead, 6 injured in Benton Harbor shooting

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (WOOD) — One man died and six others were injured after a shooting in Benton Harbor early Monday morning, police say.

It happened around 2:20 am on Pipestone Street near I-94.

Officers responding to reports of gunshots found a lot of people at two businesses in the area, Ajay’s Lounge and A&D Liquor Store, the Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety said in a release. It said seven people had been hit by gunfire and were brought to a local hospital.

One man, who was shot multiple times in the chest, died, police say.

Officials have identified him as 19-year-old Marlon Tyree Bowman.

Police say shell casings of different calibers were found in the area of ​​the shooting.

“With the amount of people in the area, no one has stepped forward to give a statement as to what occurred during the shooting,” the Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety said in the release.

It said it is offering a $2,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest in the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt. Tyler Roots at 269.384.9715.

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