“19-Year-Old Fatally Shot in Port Huron: Teenagers Arrested”

By | July 13, 2023

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Two teenage boys have been arrested in Port Huron, Michigan, after allegedly shooting and killing a 19-year-old man. According to the Port Huron Police Department, officers received a report of shots fired in the 1300 block of Lapeer Ave. on July 12. When they arrived at the scene, they found the victim with gunshot wounds. He was rushed to the hospital but was pronounced dead.

Other officers at the crime scene were able to obtain a description of the alleged shooter and his accomplice. Shortly after, two individuals matching the suspects’ description were spotted nearby. The pair attempted to flee from the police but were apprehended after a brief foot chase. They have been identified as two 15-year-old boys from Detroit.

During a search of the surrounding neighborhood, investigators found a firearm that they believe was used in the fatal shooting. However, they are still seeking additional witnesses and evidence in the case.

Port Huron police were assisted in the investigation by deputies from the Clair County Sheriff’s Office, officers from the Marysville Police Department, and troopers from the Michigan State Police.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact the Port Huron Police Department or the Major Crimes Unit. Tipsters can also make anonymous submissions through the CAPTURE hotline or by downloading the Port Huron PD app on Apple or Android devices.

This tragic incident highlights the need for communities to come together to address youth violence and ensure the safety of their neighborhoods. It serves as a reminder of the importance of reporting any suspicious activities or information to the authorities. The police’s swift response and collaboration with other law enforcement agencies demonstrate their commitment to bringing justice to the victim and his family..

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