Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

Dearborn Police Department
Tuesday August 31st, 2021 :: 04:37 p.m. EDT


Homicide Investigation Press Release

Homicide Investigation

Dearborn, Mi. — On Sunday, August 29, 2021, at approximately 8:00 PM, Dearborn Police responded to the 20000 block of Michigan Ave on a report of a shooting with one subject injured.  

Upon arrival, officers found that an 18-year-old female had been shot.  She was conveyed to Beaumont – Oakwood, where she succumbed to her injuries.  The suspect, identified as Antonio Lavelle Sims, is alleged to have shot the victim after a physical altercation.  This is not a random act of violence.  Sims fled the scene and his current whereabouts are unknown.  

Antonio Lavelle Sims is 17 years old, approximately 5’4” and approximately 130 pounds.  He is believed to still be in the Detroit area.  He is considered armed and extremely dangerous.

Chief Haddad stated, “We will leave no stone unturned and will utilize all available resources to solve this heinous crime.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to the young victim’s family and friends.  I urge the community to speak out and help us bring the person responsible to justice.”


Media Contact:                       Chief Ronald Haddad (313) 943-2236

Dearborn Police Tip Line:       (313) 943-3012


Crime Stoppers:                      Phone: 1-800-SPEAK UP (1-800-773-2587)


Text:    CSM and your tip to CRIMES (274637)


Contact the police with any information

Dearborn Police Department
16099 Michigan Ave
Dearborn, MI 48126

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 313-943-2240

TEXT-A-TIP -  Text TIP DEARBORNPD followed by your message, to 888777

Submit an anonymous web tip

Alert Details

Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Law enforcement, military, homeland and local/private security
Wanted Person

Navigate & Discover