A convicted felon faces up to life in prison for a Wednesday, September 11 shooting in Bay City.
Police say 24-year-old Leonel Maldonado III shot his longtime friend, 27-year-old Quintin McMurren, at a residence in the 2400 block of Garfield Ave. on the city’s South End. Police say McMurray received a text decalring Maldonado was wanted by police. The two entered a dispute when Maldonado allegedly produced a handgun and shot McMurren twice near the groin area. McMurray’s wife called 9-1-1.
Maldonado was arrested at a nearby 7-11. Police found a handgun, $850 in cash and suspected drugs during the arrest. He’s been charged with assault with intent to murder and felony firearm. He also has outstanding warrants in Saginaw County.