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19-year-old dies after being shot in chest in Benton Harbor

Posted at 11:10 AM, Jul 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-22 11:10:03-04

BENTON HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Police say a 19-year-old from Benton Harbor Township is dead after being shot in the chest Tuesday night.

It happened around 11:10 p.m. at the Phillips 66 Gas Station in Benton Harbor.

According to Benton Charter Township Police, Taj Carter suffered a gun shot wound and was taken to the hospital by a Good Samaritan before police arrived. Carter was later pronounced dead.

Police say they don't have a suspect description, but they may have been driving a red four door sedan.

If you have any information call Benton Charter Township Detective Bureau at (269) 925-1135.