Fight between sisters over clothing leads to shooting in Benton Harbor, police say

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By: Jon Zimney jzimney@953mnc.com

A fight over clothing between two sisters turned physical and ended with one of the sisters being shot, according to police.

It happened at about 9:15 a.m. Friday, June 19, at a home in the 1200 block of Broadway in Benton Harbor, Mich., according to a news release from the Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety.

The victim, 29, was shot in her lower left side. She was in critical condition at Lakeland Hospital as of 3:45 p.m. Friday, according to the news release.

Akuya Dixon, 23, was arrested at the scene on preliminary charges of attempted murder, domestic violence and weapon felony firearm in connection to the shooting.

Benton Harbor Police and the Michigan State Police Major Case Unit are still investigating the shooting.