Thursday, April 06, 2017

1 dead, 2 injured after shooting on Ashton


The Detroit Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened late Wednesday night on Ashton Ave. in the Warrendale neighborhood. One victim was killed in what police describe as an apparent carjacking. Two other victims were injured and transported to a nearby hospital.

This shooting happened on Ashton, between Whitlock and W. Warren Ave.

According to a report from WDIV-TV, the three victims were in a silver car when two gunmen approached their vehicle. Words were reportedly exchanged and then the gunmen opened fire of the occupants of that car.

Officers from the Detroit Police Department have interviewed the surviving victims as well as neighbors in the area. They are also seeking surveillance video from a nearby home.

Anyone with information this shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 800-SPEAK-UP. Callers can remain completely anonymous. A cash reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in this case.
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