Man, 19, dead after shooting at Phillips 66 gas station in Benton Harbor


A 19-year-old Benton Township man was shot and killed outside of a gas station in Benton Harbor.

The shooting happened around 11 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21, at the Phillips 66 in the 1100 block of Pipestone Road.

A Good Samaritan took the victim, Taj Carter, to the hospital where he died after suffering a gunshot wound to the chest.

Police are looking for the occupants of a red four door sedan who they say drove through the parking lot of the gas station and fired the shots which struck and killed Carter.

Anybody with information is asked to contact the Benton Township Police Department Detective Bureau at 269-925-1135 or Michiana Crime Stoppers at 574-288-STOP.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here