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May 6, 2013

Police investigate fatal shooting at Clinton Twp. park

By Nico Rubello
C & G Staff Writer

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old Clinton Township man that occurred the evening of May 5 at Prince Drewry Park in Clinton Township.

Clinton Township Det. Capt. Richard Maierle said the victim was shot once in the chest around 6:50 p.m. at the park, which is located next to Robbie Hall Parker Elementary School on Quinn Road, east of Gratiot. The victim’s family drove him to McLaren Macomb hospital in Mount Clemens, where he was pronounced dead on arrival, he said.

Detectives were continuing to investigate the events that led to the shooting, including reports of an argument that occurred, Maierle said.

There were about 20 to 30 other people in the park at the time, he said.

Police are asking witnesses to call investigators at (586) 493-7847 or (586) 493-7840.