One Dead In Benton Harbor Shooting

The Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Friday. It says officers were in the southeast area of the city shortly after 10 p.m. when they heard several gunshots. They then found 19-year-old Marcas Purnell of Benton Harbor near the intersection of Cross Street and Bishop Avenue with gunshot wounds. He was unresponsive when police found him, and he later died at Spectrum Health Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety.