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Tuscola County, MI Sheriff''s Office
Monday March 21st, 2011 :: 09:25 a.m. EDT


correction on last, incident happened on Sunday March 20th

On Sunday morning at around 4:00am, Tuscola County Sheriff deputies responded to Elizabeth and Center St in Gagetown. A subject there had been reportedly run over by a car. Michigan State Police Troopers arrived first and held the scene down for the deputies. When the officers arrived they found 16 year old Zachary Harp from Caro critically injured. Flight Care Helicopter arrived and transported him to Flint Hurley Hospital. Investigators believe there was a party at a home located at 6525 Elizabeth St in Gagetown and an altercation started between the victim and another subject. Witness’s say the other subject, a 17 year old male from Unionville, intentionally ran over Harp with his car and dragged his body almost a block. When another person ran to the victims aid the car came around again and struck them, causing minor injuries to the other person.
The suspect fled the scene. Other people also fled the scene when the police arrived. Other witness’s were un-cooperative with the officers. The victim, Zachary Harp, died of his injuries at 3:48pm that day at Flint Hurley Hospital. One suspect has been taken into custody and will be charged with murder today. The incident remains under investigation. An autopsy is expected today on the victim.
Anyone who has information on this complaint is asked to call Det. Scott Jones at the Tuscola County Sheriff’s Office at 989-673-8161 ex 2229 Officers were assisted at the scene by MSP,Cass City Police Dept, MMR and Gagetown Fire Dept.

Tuscola County, MI Sheriff''s Office
420 Court St
Caro, MI 48723

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 989-673-8161

Glen Skrent

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