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$2,500 reward for tips in slaying at Detroit lounge

Mark Hicks
The Detroit News

Crime Stoppers of Michigan is offering a $2,500 reward for tips to find a suspect in a fatal shooting at a Detroit nightspot.

Relatives told investigators that the victim, Santo Williams, had tried to break up a fight that erupted around 2 a.m. June 23 at the Cartier Ultra Lounge in the 11000 block of Morang.

Crime Stoppers announced the reward on Thursday.

Detroit police said the brawl continued outside in the parking lot, where a suspect "retrieved a weapon from an unknown vehicle and opened the outer door and fired a shot, fatally wounding the victim."

Williams, 30, who worked as a DJ at the lounge, was pronounced dead.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (313) 596-2260. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.