Police Release More Information On Benton Twp Shooting

The Benton Township Police Department has released more information on a weekend shooting outside the Orchards Mall. It says three people were shot at a large gathering in the parking lot just before 2 a.m. on Sunday. All three were taken to Spectrum Health Lakeland hospital. 18-year-old Tyreik Payton Daniels died as a result of his injuries. He had been shot in the hip. A second victim, a 19-year-old man, had serious injuries, and the third victim, a 20-year-old man, had a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg. Police note the mall was closed at the time of the incident, and they say it’s not known what led to the shootings. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Benton Township Police Department.