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Man shot multiple times in Niles

NILES TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- The Berrien County Sheriff’s Office reports an individual was shot numerous times in the 900 block of Woods Edge Dr. in Niles Township Sunday morning.

On July 28, around 12:25 a.m., Michigan State Police and road patrol personnel from the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene on a report of several gunshots and a possibly injured party. 

As MSP troopers and BCSO deputies arrived, they located a 32-year-old victim shot multiple times in his lower legs and buttocks. 

The 32-year old Niles man was taken by SMCAS Ambulance Service to Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Indiana, were he required surgery for shooting-related injuries. 

Officials say the unidentified man is in stable condition and his injuries don’t appear to be life-threatening at this time.

Berrien County Sheriff’s Office Detectives and crime scene technicians are assisting in the investigation and processing evidence at the crime scene. 

A preliminary investigation reveals the victim had been standing outside of a vehicle in the parking lot of an apartment complex, when he was approached and shot at by unknown person(s) in an unknown vehicle.

This investigation is active and anyone with information is urged to contact the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Unit or Detective Bureau at 269-983-7141,ext. 7224 or Crime Stoppers at 1-900-342-7867.

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