Drive by Shooting of Residence in Niles TWP

DATE AND TIME OF INCIDENT:  0253 hrs, on 12/6/2018


TYPE OF INCIDENT:                     Drive by Shooting of Residence                            


LOCATION OF INCIDENT:             1126 Lawndale Ave, Niles Township                  


AGENCIES INVOLVED:                Berrien County Sheriff’s Office Road Patrol

                                                          Berrien County Sheriff’s Office Detective Bureau     

                                                          Pokagon Tribal Police

                                                          Cass County Sheriff’s Office

                                                          Dowagiac Police Department



NARRATIVE:  Deputies responded to shots fired on Lawndale Ave, in Niles Twp, and discovered a residence at 1215 Lawndale Ave was targeted in a drive by shooting.  The residence was struck several times and luckily no one was struck and/or injured inside.


Detectives and Evidence Techs assisted the Road Patrol Deputies, along with several other jurisdictions.


No arrests made at this time.  This incident is still under investigation.


We are asking for assistance from the public.


Please contact the Sheriff’s Office Detective’s Bureau at (269) 983-7141, ext 7224, with any information.

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