Craigslist Ad Reportedly Leads To Murder

HAZEL PARK (WWJ) – Hazel Park Police are on the hunt for a killer. The victim — a young man, looking to buy a cell phone. Investigators say the 19-year-old Hazel Park resident was shot Tuesday night on Crossley Street, where he had arranged to purchase a cell phone. We’re told he posted something on Craigslist — and was shot and robbed by someone who was responding to the ad.

Police — responding to a 911 call — found the 19-year-old on the ground. He died at Beaumont Hospital. Anyone with information should call Hazel Park Police or Crimestoppers.

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