20-year-old charged with killing teenager in Huron Township, officials say

Jaylin Colon charged with second-degree murder

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HURON TOWNSHP, Mich. โ€“ A 20-year-old man has been charged with murdering a teenager in Huron Township, officials said.

Police were called around 3:05 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 6) to the 20300 block of Wahrman Road in Huron Township for reports of gunfire, they said.

When they arrived, officers found Gavino Torres III, 17, of Detroit, with gunshot wounds to his left arm and left abdomen, according to authorities.

Torres was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators said Jaylin Julius Colon, 20, of Flat Rock, shot Torres before fleeing the scene. Colon turned himself in to the Huron Township Police Department later that day, authorities said.

He is charged with second-degree murder, carrying a concealed weapon, and a felony firearm violation.

Colon is expected to be arraigned after 12:45 p.m. Tuesday at 34th District Court.


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