Man, 36, shot and killed at 7th & Ferry Streets in Niles

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A man was shot and killed in Niles.

It was around 12:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16, when police were called to the area on North 7th Street and Ferry Street where the found the victim on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound.

Farries Maxwell, 36, was taken to the hospital where later died.

Eyewitnesses saw as many as three people taking off from the area after the shooting.

Anybody with information is asked to contact the Niles Detective Bureau at 269-683-0404, or Michiana Crime Stoppers. Tips can also be received by texting TIPNILESPD and your tip to: CRIMES (274637), or online at


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