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Man found with gunshot wound to head in Benton Harbor

Police: Benton Township teen shot breaking up fight
Posted at 10:25 AM, Dec 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-31 10:25:03-05

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Benton Township police are investigating after a 25-year-old South Bend resident was found with a single gunshot wound to the head.

Officers were dispatched about 9:20 p.m. Wednesday to 2165 Ruth for a report of man shot in the head, a news release said Thursday.

Upon arrival, they found the man in the driver’s seat.

He succumbed to his injuries despite life-saving measures that were attempted.

The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.

Police continue to investigate, but they do not believe there are any shooters at large and no immediate threat to public safety.