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Dominique Charon Lewis, 23
Flint, Michigan
July 16, 2014

Agencies: Michigan State Police MSP | Flint Township Police Department Michigan

Last updated: 7 months ago

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A Flint Township police officer fatally shot a motorist after the driver tried to flee a traffic stop during the evening of Wednesday, July 16.

Michigan State Police Detective Sgt. Mark Pendergraff said the incident started with a routine traffic stop around 6 p.m., while a vehicle was driving west on Flushing Road in Flint Township.

"The officer felt threatened," he said. "Shots were fired."