Man found dead behind Saginaw housing complex

Police responded to the Birch Park housing complex located near Hess Road in Saginaw around 3:15 Sunday afternoon for a double shooting.

When they arrived, they found a 19-year old man suffering from a gunshot wound to his neck and another 21-year old man with a gunshot wound to his shoulder.

Police say they first were dispatched to the housing complex for a fight involving about 20 people. A second fight was reported Sunday afternoon involving about 50 people. And police say they were on their way to a third fight that afternoon when the shooting was reported.

The 19-year old victim died at the scene. The 21-year old victim was treated and released from the hospital.

More than 20 bullet casings were discovered at the scene.

This is the 18th homicide in Saginaw in 2012.

Anyone with information on the shootings is asked to call Saginaw Police (989) 759-1248 or CRIMESTOPPERS.