Wild West: At Least 7 Shootings -- One Fatal -- Overnight in Detroit

May 24, 2019, 6:51 AM


The narrative of a comeback in Detroit always takes a hit when there's a violent burst of shootings like this.

At least seven people were shot on Thursday night and early Friday morning in Detroit, Nick Monacelli of WDIV reports. An 18-year-old was fatally shot, WXYZ says.

Details from WDIV: 

One shooting happened around midnight during a music video shoot on Edgewood and Erwin. According to police, two vehicles hit each other. People inside the vehicles then started shooting at each other. Two people were hit by gunfire. One is in stable condition. The other is in critical condition. Two people were taken into police custody. 

These are among the other shootings, according to the station:

Two people were shot early Friday morning on Laing near Moross and Kelly on Detroit's east side. Investigators told Local 4 the men were sitting in a red Nissan when another vehicle drove by and opened fire. An 18-year-old man was killed in this incident. The second victim is a 22-year-old man.

Around 1:50 a.m. Friday, a 42-year-old man was shot on Broadstreet Ave. near Collingwood. Police said this shooting stemmed from an argument the victim got into with a friend. No arrests have been made. The victim is in stable condition.

Read more:  WDIV

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