One Killed, One Critically Injured In Beecher Shooting

One 17-year-old boy was killed and another critically inured in a shootout in the Genesee County community of Beecher on Tuesday.

Police arrived on the scene of a home on Hamilton Street around 3:00 P.M. to find one teen lying in the road with gunshot wounds, who later died from his injuries. A second teen was found behind a vehicle with critical injuries, but is expected to survive. Police say an SUV arrived at the house earlier, with three people exiting, who began to assault a male on the lawn of the home. An exchange of gunfire took place between someone in the SUV and the driveway, according to police. The SUV fled the area, with someone in the house then opening fire at the fleeing vehicle.

Police say the victim who was killed arrived in the SUV. Shell casings from multiple firearms were collected at the scene. One person was arrested in connection to the incident, who is currently awaiting arraignment.