Saturday, March 29, 2008

Lonnie Rushin Jr., R.I.P

Flint logs its second homicide of 2008. Ron Fonger of The Flint Journal reports:

A 19-year-old Flint man became the city's second homicide victim of the year after he was gunned down during a large house party on Lawndale Avenue, not far from Haskell Community Center.

Lonnie Rushin Jr. was dead on arrival at Hurley Medical Center after the 2:15 a.m. Saturday shooting, according to a Flint Police Department news release.

Police said they found Rushin unresponsive with a gunshot wound after responding to shots fired in the area, but released no other details of the shooting.

The department is asking anyone with information about the homicide to contact Sgt. Mike Angus at (810) 237-6920, (810) 237-6800 or (800) 422-JAIL.

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