Man shot, robbed as he went into work in Dowagiac

Southwest Michigan
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DOWAGIAC, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities are searching for the suspects who robbed and shot a man as he went into work in Cass County Monday night.

It happened shortly after 10 p.m. at Ameriwood, located at 202 Spaulding Street in Dowagiac.

The Dowagiac Police Department said the victim was followed into the parking lot by a dark colored SUV. As he walked to the building to start his shift, a man left the SUV and demanded money at gunpoint.

Four more men left the SUV, a fight broke out then the victim was shot several times as he ran towards the building. The suspects were able to get away with victim’s vehicle, which police found outside of Dowagiac.

The victim, a 21-year-old Hartford man, was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No arrests have been made in connection to the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Dowagiac Police Department at 269.782.9743 or the Cass County tip line at 800.462.9328.

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