Pontiac man, 32, sought in fatal Sunday shooting of other man

Charles E. Ramirez
The Detroit News

Pontiac — Oakland County sheriff's deputies are looking for a Pontiac man who allegedly shot and killed another man Sunday, officials said.

Lewis Terrelle McNeir, 32, is wanted in connection with the slaying of a man whose body was found in the doorway of a home in the 700 block of Whittemore near Auburn and South Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.


Officials said the Oakland County Prosecutor's Office has authorized several charges against McNeir, including first-degree murder, a life felony, and being a felon in possession of a weapon, a five-year felony.

They said McNeir has a 2008 conviction for unarmed robbery, according to court records.

Police said McNeir is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information about his whereabouts should call Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1 (800) SPEAK-UP. 

According to the sheriff's office, deputies were called to Whittemore for a report of a shooting. The found the victim with two gunshot wounds in his torso. Medics transported the man to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

During the investigation, witnesses told deputies they saw an unknown male approach the victim and fire three to four shots at him with a silver semi-automatic handgun. The man then fled in an unknown direction. Detectives were later able to determine a suspect's identity, officials said.


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