SAGINAW, MI — Police have released the name of Saginaw’s latest homicide victim while police still seek suspects in the killing.
The Michigan State Police has confirmed Brett Schust, 35, suffered fatal gunshot wounds in the 1000 block of Lindsay Drive the night of Friday, Nov. 20.
About 8 p.m. that day, Saginaw police officers and MSP troopers responded to a reported shooting at Schust’s residence. MSP Lt. Lizabeth Rich said two males had a scuffle with Schust and fled the scene in a black SUV before police arrived.
Schust was taken to an area hospital where he died of his wounds.
Schust’s death marked the 22nd homicide of the year in Saginaw.
Saginaw had nine homicides throughout 2019, 15 in 2018, 16 in 2017, 11 in 2016 and eight in 2015.
The case is being investigated by the Major Crimes Unit, comprising of detectives from the Saginaw Police Department and the MSP.
Police are asking anyone with information related to the killing to call Detective Trooper Antonio Taylor at 989-297-8657.
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