Homicide investigation underway after military member shot and killed


    Authorities in Berrien County are searching for suspects after an active duty military member is shot and killed (WWMT/MGN Online).

    BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Right now, a homicide investigation is underway after an active duty military member is shot and killed in Berrien County.

    It happened on Colfax Avenue near Delaware Avenue in St. Joseph Township just after 11:00 p.m. Monday night.

    When investigators got there, they said they found 23-year-old Tyrone Hassel III with multiple gunshot wounds.

    He was taken to a local hospital where he later died.

    Authorities said Hassel was in the military and was home on leave visiting family over the holidays.

    At this point, there are no suspects in custody.

    If you have any information, please call the St. Joseph Township Police Department at 269-429-6890.

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This article has been edited from its original version to correct a misspelling of the victim's name originally disseminated in a news release from the St. Joseph Township Police Department.

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