Police Investigate Early Morning Shooting In Benton Township

The Benton Township Police Department is investigating after a man was shot while sitting in his car outside of his home early on Wednesday. It says officers were called to the 1,300 block of Jennings Street shortly after 1 a.m. The 29-year-old victim had been hit in the right forearm and chest. He said he’d been sitting in his car when someone came up and shot him. He could not identify the shooter. The victim was taken to Spectrum Health Lakeland with non-life-threatening injuries. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Benton Township Police Department.