Police search for 19-year-old person of interest in Lincoln Park murder

Austin Hamrick considered person of interest in 16-year-old’s death

Austin Allen Hamrick (Lincoln Park Police Department)

LINCOLN PARK, Mich. – Police are searching for a 19-year-old man in connection with a Lincoln Park murder case.

Officials said they were called around 5:20 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 12) to the area of Richmond Avenue and Porter Street on a report of shots fired.

When they arrived, officials found a 16-year-old Lincoln Park resident suffering from a gunshot wound, they said. That person was taken to a nearby hospital, but died from the injuries, according to authorities.

Lincoln Park detectives are searching for Austin Allen Hamrick, 19, as a person of interest in the case, they said.

Anyone who sees Hamrick or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Lincoln Park Police Department at 313-381-1800.

On December 12,2021 at approximately 5:20pm Lincoln Park Officers received a complaint of shots fired in the area of Richmond and Porter.  Officers arrived and located a sixteen-year-old Lincoln Park resident with a gunshot wound.  The child was transported to a local hospital but later expired from his injuries.   Lincoln Park Detectives are currently looking for Austin Allen Hamrick w/m 4-13-2002.  Mr. Hamrick is considered a person of interest.  Anyone who comes in contact with or knows his location should call the Lincoln Park Police Department at (313) 381-1800.

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