Suspect in Sterling murder still at large

Michael W. Bennett – Photo Sterling Police Department

STERLING – The Sterling Police Department are still searching for a man they say is responsible for the shooting death of a 29-year-old man. Authorities say on Saturday 35-year-old Michael W. Bennett of Sterling allegedly shot Joshua N. Hamrick in the backyard of a residence. Hamrick was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead. Bennett has been charged with First Degree Murder and anyone with any information on his whereabouts are asked to contact the Sterling Police Department.