Wayne Athletic Center Murder Suspect Arrested

WAYNE, MI – A 16-year-old Wayne teenager has been arrested for the murder of a 19-year-old Ypsilanti man outside an athletic center in Wayne.police-raid 800x533

The MSP Special Investigation Section was requested by the Wayne Police Department on November 26th, 2018, to handle a homicide that occurred near the Hype Athletic Center located at at 4635 Howe Road. A 19 year old man, from Ypsilanti, was shot and killed, over a suspected marijuana deal. The victim was shot outside the center in the parking lot and ran inside for help.

The victim was taken to Beaumont Hospital in Wayne where he was pronounced dead.

During the State Police Investigation, detectives were able to determine that a 16-year-old teenage resident of Wayne as the main suspect in the murder. An arrest warrant was obtained and the suspect was arrested by Wayne Police Department without incident.

No further information will be released at this time until it is determined by the Wayne County Prosecutors Office if the suspect will go through the juvenile system or adult system.