(10-24-20) On October 24th at 2:30 am, Officers of BHDPS responded to the 500 Block of Catalpa Ave in the City of Benton Harbor for a report of shots fired. When officers arrived on scene they located a 24-year-old Benton Harbor City Resident with significant injuries. The male, later identified as Elijah Boyd was initially transported to Spectrum Health Lakeland where he succumbed to his injuries.

Elijah Boyd’s family has been notified. Suspects and motive are unknown at this time.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information about the incident requested to contact the Tipline at 269-927-0293 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-342-STOP (7867) or provide information anonymously via the TIP411 app in your app store. Search your app store by entering Benton Harbor DPS.

BHDPS was assisted by the Michigan State Police and Berrien County Sheriff’s Office.