Saginaw city officials speak out about police shooting of homele - ABC 12 – WJRT – Flint, MI

Saginaw city officials speak out about police shooting of homeless man, Milton Hall

Posted: Updated:
SAGINAW (WJRT) -

(09/07/12) - The Saginaw community is getting restless, waiting to find out if the police shooting of a homeless man was justified or not.

The shooting happened July 1 when police confronted Milton Hall in a busy parking lot.

They say he was holding a knife and threatening officers, but there have been no official answers yet.

Friday, city leaders held a press conference on the steps of city hall.

The city wants the everyone to be sure, they will be completely transparent once the investigation is complete, but it takes time.

"It's very frustrating to keep the family at bay," said Brian Booker, Milton Hall's cousin.

Booker says his family will find justice one way or another.

"Whatever the decision is moving forward, if it's not to the family's liking, we'll contact the new prosecutor," he said.

At Friday's press conference, the city said they'll be reviewing their police policies and procedures and they're conducting their own investigation along side the attorney general.

Booker and the community say they're going to hold the city to that promise.

The city manager said the investigation could be done in a week or so.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Teen involved in shooting outside Bay County Juvenile Center had troubled past

    Teen involved in shooting outside Bay County Juvenile Center had troubled past

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:20:06 GMT
    We are learning new details about the teenager who was involved in Thursday's shooting outside a Bay County juvenile home.
    We are learning new details about the teenager who was involved in Thursday's shooting outside a Bay County juvenile home.
  • Good Samaritan replaces neighborhood mailboxes

    Good Samaritan replaces neighborhood mailboxes

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:36:07 GMT
    (9/1/14) A Flint Township man is known in his neighborhood as the guy to turn to if help is needed. Today he continued to lend a helping hand, this time in a unique way. Our Good Samaritan doesn't want his face or name on TV. He just wants to do what he can to make his neighborhood a better place to live.Last week, the Genesee County Road Commission came down the street to clean out the ditches. There's a problem with flooding in the area and the work needed to be done. Our hero moved a stand...
    (9/1/14) A Flint Township man is known in his neighborhood as the guy to turn to if help is needed. Today he continued to lend a helping hand, this time in a unique way. Our Good Samaritan doesn't want his face or name on TV. He just wants to do what he can to make his neighborhood a better place to live.Last week, the Genesee County Road Commission came down the street to clean out the ditches. There's a problem with flooding in the area and the work needed to be done. Our hero moved a stand...
  • Flint police search for breaking and entering suspect

    Flint police search for breaking and entering suspect

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:09 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:09:50 GMT
    (9/1/14) -- Flint police are searching for a man caught on camera breaking into a building an stealing clothes.The break-in was reported in the 5200 block of Clio Road just before 4 a.m.The man was caught on surveillance camera taking several items.If you recognize him or know anything about this crime, please call Flint police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.
    (9/1/14) -- Flint police are searching for a man caught on camera breaking into a building an stealing clothes.The break-in was reported in the 5200 block of Clio Road just before 4 a.m.The man was caught on surveillance camera taking several items.If you recognize him or know anything about this crime, please call Flint police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.
Powered by WorldNow

abc12.com

ABC12 Main Station
810-233-3130

Mailing Address:
2302 Lapeer Road
Flint, Michigan 48503

Powered by 

WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WJRT. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.