Cops: Man fatally shot by girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend

James David Dickson
The Detroit News

A 43-year-old man is dead and a 41-year-old man is under arrest after a shooting early Thursday morning on Detroit’s west side, police said.

The shooting took place on the 15000 block of Ilene — south of Fenkell, west of Wyoming — at about 12:43 a.m. The victim is the boyfriend of a 36-year-old woman who lives at the home, said Officer Dan Donakowski of the Detroit Police Department. The suspect, who was arrested soon after, is the woman’s ex-boyfriend.

A 43-year-old man is dead and a 41-year-old man is under arrest after a shooting early Thursday morning on Detroit’s west side, police said.

All that’s known in the early stages is that the two men had a confrontation that left one shot dead. The weapon believed to be used in the shooting also was recovered.

jdickson@detroitnews.com