(3-25-18) Early this morning hOfficers of the Benton Harbor Department of Public Safety responded to 996 LaVette for a complaint of a shooting. Officers located two injured males, both were transported to Lakeland Hospital where both men passed away from their injuries. The victims are identified as 22-year-old Cortez Miller and 29-year-old Michael Johnson.
The suspect in the shooting is Antwan Tamon “Tank” Mims, a 40-year-old black male. Mims should be considered armed and dangerous. Mims may be attempting to flee the area, possibly headed to Indianapolis, IN. Officers are actively seeking Mims and warrants are pending.
BHDPS officers were assisted by the Michigan State Police Major Crimes Unit, Berrien County Sheriff’s Department, FBI VCTF and Berrien County Homicide Task Force.
Anyone with information is requested to contact the Tipline at 269-927-0293 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-342-STOP (7867)