Melvin Nappier, a rapper, entrepreneur and former write-in candidate for mayor, was murdered on May 15th. Bryn Mickle of The Flint Journal reports:
"Nappier was just a few blocks from his home last Thursday afternoon when he was gunned down.
"Witnesses told police they saw Nappier and another man get into a fistfight on a front stoop of a house on Woodhall Drive before Nappier took off running.
"Nappier made it to a grassy area near Lakeforest and Berger drives where he was shot several times, including in the head."
For a map of Flint homicides, go to the Flint Murder Map.