Charges filed in shooting at a business on M139

BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich. -- A man has been charged in connection with the shooting that happened Wednesday evening at a business on M139, according to the Berrien County Prosecutor’s Office.

Benton Charter Township Police were called to a business at 2004 S. M139 at 5:47 p.m. for reports of a shooting.

When they arrived, they located a 40-year-old man with serious injuries. He was transported to the hospital.

Police learned the suspect was in the arear running behind area businesses, reports said.

After a short pursuit and brief struggle, the suspect was taken into custody.

The suspect, 35-year-old Sean Dwayne Rattray, has been charged with two counts of assault with intent to murder, one count of carrying a concealed weapon, one count of assault with a dangerous weapon, two counts of felony firearm, one count of resisting/obstructing a police officer, and one count of possession of a firearm while under the influence, according to the Berrien County Prosecutor’s Office.

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