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Police with K-9 units searched the area surrounding The Rock Fitness Center in Flint, Michigan, but the two shooting suspects have not been apprehended.

Man Shot and Killed While Exercising at Michigan Health Club

A man who was exercising at The Rock Fitness Center this week with a Flint Police Department officer was shot and killed by two men who entered the club claiming to be repairmen.

A 51-year-old man was shot and killed while exercising with a police officer at The Rock Fitness Center in Flint, Michigan.

The shooting occurred around 1 p.m. on May 1, according to a report by ABC 12. Two males entered the club, claiming they were there to fix the building's roof, before drawing guns and firing.

Sidney Pettigrew, who had been exercising with a Flint Police Department officer, was killed on the scene. The officer was not injured.

Police with K-9 units searched the area surrounding the club, which is on Flint's south side. The two shooting suspects have not been apprehended. No descriptions of the shooters were provided by police, ABC 12 reported.

The nearby International Academy of Flint was placed on lock down following the shooting.

"I'm surprised that something like that would've happened there, as opposed to maybe some of the other places around here," Brandon Hope of Hope Automotive told ABC 12.

"[Children] don't need to see all of this," local resident Russell White told ABC 12. "Plus, they got the school International Academy down the street. You know, it's just sad that Flint is like this right now."

Club Industry was unable to immediately contact the operators of The Rock for a statement.

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