NILES, MI. (THECOUNT) — Dayman Chatman, of South Bend, Indiana, has been identified as the teenager fatally shot while attending a large gathering in Howard Township, Michigan early Sunday.

Chatman, 18, was killed in a shooting that occurred at 2 a.m. Sunday in the 2900 block of Yankee Street in Niles during a large gathering at a residence.


The homeowner was not at the residence at the time of the shooting. Witnesses at the scene were interviewed and possible witnesses who left the scene are being sought for further questioning, reports Fox17Online.

No suspect information has been announced and no one has arrested at this time.

Anyone with any information about this shooting is being asked to contact the Cass County Sheriff’s Office at (269) 445-1560 or the Cass County Tip Line at 1-800-462-9328. Tips also can be texted by texting CASS and the tip to 274637 (CRIMES).


Geo quick facts: Niles is a city in Berrien and Cass counties in the U.S. state of Michigan, near South Bend, Indiana. In 2010, the population was 11,600 according to the 2010 census. It is the larger, by population, of the two principal cities in the Niles-Benton Harbor Metropolitan Statistical Area, an area with 156,813 people – Wikipedia.