Man, 35, shot during armed robbery in Benton Township


A man was shot after a reported armed robbery in Benton Township.

Police were called on Thursday night, Sep. 24, to the hospital on the report of a gunshot victim.

The 35-year-old victim told officers he was walking on Highland, near Cornelia, when two men came out from behind a bush and waved a gun. The firearm went off during a struggle and the victim was struck in the leg.

The suspects got away with his cash. So far, no arrests have been announced.

Anybody with information is asked to contact Michiana Crime Stoppers at (574) 288-STOP.



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