Police: Man shot in downtown Detroit at bus stop
Detroit — A 21-year-old man was shot and a suspect was arrested Wednesday afternoon in downtown Detroit, according to police.
The shooting occurred around 1:30 p.m. at a bus stop on Michigan Avenue at Cass next to the Rosa Parks Transit Center and across the street from the Patrick V. McNamara Federal Building.
Police had initially said two people were shot based on early reports.
Kirkwood said the victim was standing at the bus top when the suspect approached and fired multiple shots. The 25-year-old suspect fled the scene and was found and arrested later in the 2600 block of Woodward, where the Detroit Red Wings arena is under construction. Kirkwood said a weapon was also recovered.
“There was an argument and they possibly know one another,” Kirkwood said
The victim was taken to a hospital and is stable condition, she said.
Two strips of yellow caution tape blocked a section of sidewalk outside the bus terminal Wednesday afternoon.
George Wilson of Detroit said he was standing on Michigan Avenue near the transit center when he saw a fight involving several men.
He said he heard two shots and saw the alleged suspects eventually run around the corner down Washington Boulevard.
After the fight, Wilson said he saw a man walking down the sidewalk with a blood stained shirt. Police then arrived on the scene.
“We see this stuff so much, I’m desensitized,” he said. “I’m surprised (the shooter) did this in front of these people.”