"Herbert M. Hart didn't shy away from the truth or going after what he wanted," reports Shannon Murphy of The Flint Journal.
"He spoke four languages, started his own church and saw the importance of being blunt with youth.
"That was his favorite saying: 'I'm raw and uncut and bring it to you like it is,'" said his mother Nina Hart of Flint. "If it was telling them to pull up their pants or cover their (chests). And they (the youth) kept coming back to hear him say it."
"The Rev. Herbert Hart, pastor at New Berea Ministries in Burton, died Monday night after being shot in the head while driving to his sister's home, said family who believe Herbert Hart was hit by a stray bullet.
"Police have released few details about his death, but said he was in a sports utility vehicle when he was shot about 7:15 p.m. at Myrtle Avenue and Marvin Street."
The Flint Murder Map tracks homicides in The Vehicle City throughout the year. Please note that the map is incomplete and offers only a partial list of murder victims.