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The Orchards Mall parking lot was the scene of a shooting early Sunday morning that left one person dead.

BENTON TOWNSHIP — Police have released the name of the man who died after shots were fired early Sunday outside The Orchards Mall.

Benton Township Police Chief Brian Smit said Tyreik Payton-Daniels, 18, was pronounced dead at Lakeland Medical Center, St. Joseph, following the 2 a.m. shooting. In an updated news release issued Monday, Smit said Payton-Daniels had a single gunshot wound to the hip area. An autopsy has been scheduled.

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