Roseville police release Utica man arrested in connection to teen's murder

By Dane Sager Kelly - Web Producer, Nick Monacelli - Reporter

ROSEVILLE, Mich. - A 21-year-old man was released Thursday by Roseville police after being taken into custody Wednesday on suspicion of shooting and killing a 17-year-old Detroit boy in Roseville.

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According to authorities, the Utica resident was released following interviews and investigations related to the homicide. The man has outstanding warrants on unrelated charges, and police will be contacting other jurisdictions. 

No other information has been released. The investigation is ongoing.

A 17-year-old Detroit boy was found shot Dec. 12, 2018 on Pinehurst Street in Roseville. (WDIV)

The shooting happened at 10:40 p.m. Tuesday on Pinehurst Street between 12 Mile Road and Wellworth Street.

The victim, Antonio Christian, was found on the sidewalk and was rushed to a nearby hospital, but he did not survive.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Roseville Police Department at 586-447-4484 or 586-447-4493.

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