Home invasion turned homicide in Flint
Mon, 12 Nov 2012 10:23:21 GMT —
A woman was shot and killed on the city's north side late Sunday night.
The incident happened on East Gracelawn Avenue around 9:30 p.m., when, according to scanner traffic, a man kicked in the door of a home there.
A woman was later shot and then driven to the hospital where she died.
On Monday morning, Flint Police confirmed that the incident was an attempted robbery and the victim was identified as 22-year-old Mauricia Christensen.
Police took a person in for questioning but it's unclear if that person is a suspect.
If you have any more information, contact Flint Police at 810-237-6900.
It appears to be the city's 61st homicide of 2012 and it marks the third time in more than 20 years Flint has eclipsed 60 homicides.
Last week 21-year-old Isaac Burton was shot and killed.
This most recent homicide puts Flint on pace to break a record 66 homicides.
However, nationally Flint has dropped the FBI's most violent city title, now held by Camden, New Jersey.
Last week's election has given hope to Flint residents.
Residents voted in a public safety tax allowing the police and fire departments to avoid further cuts.