The Benton Harbor community has been shocked by the murder of a student this morning (May 12, 2016) who was walking to Benton Harbor High School.

The incident occurred near the intersection of Empire Avenue and McAlister Street just two blocks from Benton Harbor High School.

WSJM News reports, "it was a High School student on their way to school this morning. Police confirm it was a murder"

Police have not named the victim, however a nickname for the person has been shared by commentors on a Facebook thread from WSJM News.