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16-year-old in custody after shooting in Benton Harbor

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A 16-year-old boy is in custody and charged with attempted murder after a shooting Tuesday night in Benton Harbor.

St. Joseph Township Police say they responded to reports of a shooting shortly before 6:45pm Tuesday night. They say the incident took place on the 1200 block of Colfax Ave. in Benton Harbor. When officers arrived on scene, they found a 20-year-old man who had been shot. He was taken to a nearby hospital, treated and released.

After investigating, police claimed the shooting took place after an argument escalated into gunfire, and the suspect fled the scene afterward. Police later arrested 16-year-old boy in relation to the shooting and charged him with attempted murder and felony firearm.

Police say the investigation is still ongoing.
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