Image released of suspect in shooting of man inside SUV

The Detroit News

Detroit — Detroit Police are searching for a suspected gunman last seen with a 56-year-old man who was fatally shot this week while sitting inside his SUV.

Police on Saturday released a video image that they said shows the victim and the suspect before the shooting on Thursday inside a local business

The incident happened around 10:40 a.m. in the area of Eight Mile and Gratiot, police said. Officers responded to a call of a shooting in progress and found the man sitting unresponsive in a 1998 Lincoln Navigator with a gunshot wound to his head.

Police technicians go over the Lincoln Navigator in which a 55-year-old man was fatally shot on Gratiot, south of 8 Mile in Detroit on Thursday.

The man was pronounced dead on arrival at a hospital, police said.

The suspect is described as having dread locks and was wearing a black/red shirt, black pants and dark color shoes.

Anyone with information on the suspect or the shooting can call homicide at (313) 596-2260. Residents can remain anonymous by leaving a tip on the app, DPD Connect, or call Crimestoppers at 800-SPEAK-UP.

(313) 222-2311