3 dead after police chase, crash following gun shop burglary

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ROYALTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say three people are dead and fourth critically injured after a police chase and crash following a southwestern Michigan gun shop burglary.

The Berrien County sheriff's office says a break-in was reported early Sunday at Black Arsenal Gun Store and a witness described an SUV leaving the scene. Lincoln Township police determined several guns were missing and a sheriff's deputy spotted the vehicle on Interstate 94.

Authorities say the deputy stopped the SUV, but it sped off and exited the freeway before crashing into a tree in Royalton Township.

Police say 20-year-old driver Jamahri Jayshaun Fuller died along with 17-year-old Davion Marquez Patton and 17-year-old Allan Trevon-James Velox. A 17-year-old was hospitalized. All were from Benton Harbor.

Police say all eight missing guns were found at the crash scene.