Drive by Shooting Berrien Springs

  • Date and Time of Incident:    June 18, 2022 @ 0300 hours


  • Date and Time of Release:     June 18, 2022 @ 0800 hours             


  • Type of Incident:        Drive by Shooting                                                        


  • Location of Incident:  Speedway Gas Station 105 N. Cass St. Berrien Springs, Mi. 49103.                      


  • Agencies Involved:     Berrien Springs Oronoko Twp. Police Dept./Berrien County Sheriff’s Office, Medic One Ambulance.


Details:  At approximately 0300 hours on June 18, 2022, officers were dispatched to the Speedway gas station at 105 N. Cass St. in Berrien Springs on a report of a shooting.  Officers arrived and found a male employee of the gas station had sustained a gunshot wound to his leg.  The employee and witnesses at the scene told police that several persons had been in the parking lot of the business arguing.  At a point during the altercation, a vehicle drove by the business and an occupant fired several shots from a rifle towards persons in the parking lot. The male employee who was standing near the entrance was struck in the leg by gunfire.  The gas station was hit with several rounds of gunfire as well.


The injured employee was transported to Spectrum/Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph, Mi for treatment. The employee’s injuries are not expected to be life threatening.     


Status:  This incident remains under investigation.     


UPDATE:  June 18, 2022 @ 1020 hours:


At approximately 0900 hours, officers of the Berrien Springs Oronoko Township Police Department located the suspect in the drive by shooting which occurred at the Speedway gas station.  The suspect was found at a residence in Oronoko Township.  The suspect was taken into custody without incident.  The investigation continues on this case.