Hope Col­lege names exec as pres­i­dent

The Detroit News - - News - Staff and wire re­ports

Holland — Hope Col­lege has se­lected an alum­nus, govern­ing board mem­ber and fi­nan­cial ad­vi­sory firm ex­ec­u­tive as the next pres­i­dent of the west­ern Michi­gan school.

Hope of­fi­cials an­nounced Fri­day that Matthew Sco­gin will be­come the Holland-based Chris­tian col­lege’s 14th pres­i­dent start­ing July 1. He suc­ceeds Den­nis Voskuil, who has been in­terim pres­i­dent since John Knapp’s de­par­ture in July 2017.

Sco­gin, 39, is chief ad­min­is­tra­tive of­fi­cer of Perella Wein­berg Partners in New York.

Road rage shoot­ing re­ported on I-275

Michi­gan State Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing an al­leged road rage in­ci­dent re­ported Fri­day on In­ter­state 275 in west­ern Wayne County.

A driver told in­ves­ti­ga­tors he was north­bound be­tween I-96 and Eight Mile about 2:40 a.m. when an­other mo­torist started tail­gat­ing him.

“The sus­pect and vic­tim reached speeds of up to 100 mph be­fore any shots were fired,” state of­fi­cials said in a state­ment. “The vic­tim heard ap­prox­i­mately nine shots be­ing fired while the sus­pect ve­hi­cle was trav­el­ing be­hind him.”

The vic­tim told state po­lice there were two men in­side a gray, newer model Chrysler 200 with the num­ber 9 on it and a de­cal on the rear win­dow, ac­cord­ing to a news re­lease.

16-year-old charged in ath­letic cen­ter death

A 16-year-old Wayne res­i­dent was ar­raigned Fri­day in con­nec­tion with the fa­tal shoot­ing of a 19-year-old Yp­si­lanti man at the HYPE Ath­letic Cen­ter in Wayne last month.

An­toine Perry was charged as an adult sur­round­ing the shoot­ing, which oc­curred around 5:20 p.m. Nov. 26 out­side the HYPE Cen­ter, in the 6300 block of Howe. He was charged with felony mur­der, armed rob­bery and two counts of felony firearm.

The shoot­ing al­legedly was over a mar­i­juana pur­chase, of­fi­cials say. The vic­tim was found in the lobby of the HYPE build­ing with sev­eral gun­shot wounds. He was pro­nounced dead at a nearby hos­pi­tal.

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