One dead in Monday apartment shooting

FLINT TWP. — On Feb. 29 at approximately 6:20 pm, Flint Township Police Officers responded to Hunters Ridge Apartments for a shooting in the parking lot.

First responding officers found Antonio Watkins, a 25-year-old Flint Township resident, lying in the parking lot outside an apartment building. Officers also received information that a second victim, a 24 year old City of Flint resident who had also been shot, had driven himself to a local hospital.

Watkins was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The second victim was listed in stable condition.

Hunters’s Ridge is located on Ridgecliffe Drive off West Court Street.

Township detectives processed the scene and collected evidence from the parking lot. The suspect is described as a black male who may be driving a dark colored SUV. The investigation is currently ongoing and police are seeking information regarding this incident. Please contact Det. Nick Sabo at the Flint Township Police Department, 810-600-3250. — By Rhonda Sanders

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