Men arrested in shooting of 12-year-old face additional charges

By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. -- Additional charges have been filed against the two men arrested for shooting a preteen girl.

Jakeeme Griffin, 24, and Juan Hassel Jr., 18, are in the Berrien County Jail after they got into a gun fight Friday on Harbor Court in Benton Township.

A stray bullet ended up hitting a 12-year-old girl, who was not involved in the fight.

Griffin and Hassel now face assault with the intent to murder charges, in addition to felony firearm ones.


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