Man shot dead in Benton Harbor, person of interest being sought

(Photo supplied/Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety)

Just before 2:00 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 22, officers with the Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety responded to the 600 block of Highland Avenue for an investigation of a shooting.

Officers responded and found a 33-year-old man wounded by gunfire.

The male was transported to Lakeland Hospital where he passed away. An autopsy is scheduled to take place.

BHDPS is seeking a person of interest in this matter, Ricky Lorenzo Bridgeman 35, in relation to this homicide.

Anybody who witnessed this incident or has information about this incident or any act of firearm violence is requested to contact the Tip-line at 269-927-0293 or Michiana Crime Stoppers at 1-800-342-STOP (7867) or provide information anonymously via the TIP411 app located in your app store. Search your app store by entering Benton Harbor DPS.

BHDPS also takes information or tips from the Ring Neighbors App as well.


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