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Military member fatally shot during family visit in southwestern Michigan

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Posted at 3:21 PM, Jan 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-01 17:03:57-05

ST. JOSEPH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 23-year-old active duty member of the U.S. military has been shot and killed while visiting family for the holidays in southwestern Michigan.

St. Joseph Township police say Tyrone Hassell III suffered multiple gunshot wounds Monday night in St. Joseph Township, southwest of Grand Rapids. He later died at a hospital.

No arrests were reported.

Police did not say in which branch of the military Hassell served.

If anyone has information on this incident they are asked to contact the St. Joseph Township Police Department at 269-429-6890, or Berrien County Crimestoppers at 1-800-342-STOP.