Roseville police: Suspect in fatal shooting of 17-year-old Detroit boy taken into custody

Arraignment expected Thursday or Friday

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

UTICA, Mich. - A 21-year-old man was taken into custody by Roseville police. He is suspected of shooting and killing a 17-year-old Detroit boy in Roseville.

He was taken into custody at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Police said he's being held at the Roseville Police Department. Police said the suspect was found hiding in Utica. 

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Arraignment is not expected until late on Thursday or sometime on Friday, according to police.

His identity is not being released until arraignment.

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.

Local 4 learned that there was a witness to the shooting. A girl was with Christian, and she is the one who called 911.

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