Clinton Township Man Found Shot to Death in Apartment

Jari Jua Jaafar

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, MI – Clinton Township Police have an open investigation into the murder of a man that was discovered early Saturday morning who was shot to death in his apartment.

On May 16, 2020 at 1:57 a.m., Clinton Township Police were called to Hickory Lane (south of Joy Blvd, east of Gratiot) for a man with a gunshot wound.

Upon arrival officers entered the unlocked apartment door and could immediately smell gunpowder.  Officers then found a man dead from a gunshot wound. 

The victim is identified as 42-year-old Jari Jua Jaafar. 

Mr. Jaafar operated a tattoo business out of his apartment.  The investigation indicates several other potential witnesses were in the apartment when the shooting occurred and who fled right after the shooting. 

No one is in custody for this incident. 

Clinton Township Police are looking to talk to these other witnesses.  If anyone has any information on this crime please call: Det. Jay Anderson 586-493-7854 or Det. Karl Simon586-493-7886 Or the main line of the Detective Bureau 586-493-7840 or if you wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK UP (800-773-2587).

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