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Michigan State Police seek tips in Saginaw shooting death of Carmelo Jackson

16-year-old shot and killed after playing basketball
State Police are asking for your help solving the killing of a 16-year-old boy
State Police are asking for your help solving the killing of a 16-year-old boy(Jonathan Benallack | Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning)
Published: May. 4, 2021 at 9:09 PM EDT
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FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) - Michigan State Police are asking for help solving the killing of a 16-year-old boy.

Investigators say Carmelo Jackson was playing basketball with several people when a man chased him through the street shooting at him around 8 p.m. on April 17. They say the suspect chased down Jackson between Holland Avenue and Miller Street -- while firing.

Jackson was hit multiple times and died in a driveway. Police say the shooter was seen leaving in a silver sedan and heading west on Miller Street.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call the Michigan State Police Major Crimes Unit in Saginaw County at 989-759-1289 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-522-JAIL (5245). Tips called into Crime Stoppers may be anonymous.

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