Military member killed on holiday visit to SW MI

Southwest Michigan

ST. JOSEPH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — St. Joseph Township police are seeking tips in the deadly New Year’s Eve shooting of a 23-year-old service member who was on leave to visiting family over the holidays.

Around 11:10 p.m. dispatchers were alerted to the shooting in the 2000 block of Colfax Avenue, south of East Delaware Avenue in Berrien County’s St. Joseph Township, southeast of St. Joseph.

Officers arrived to find 23-year-old Tyrone Hassel III, gravely injured from multiple gunshot wounds. 

Medical first responders treated Hassel’s injuries at the scene and took him to Spectrum Lakeland Hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

The incident remains under investigation. Authorities say no further details will be released at this time.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the St. Joseph Township Police Department at 269.429.6890 or Berrien County Crimestoppers at 1.800.342.STOP.  

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