Woman, 23, fatally shot on Detroit's west side

James David Dickson
The Detroit News

A 23-year-old woman was fatally shot Sunday night on Detroit's west side while sitting in a driveway, police said.

The fatal shooting took place about 8:50 p.m. on the 8600 block of Mark Twain, said Officer Dan Donakowski, a spokesman for the Detroit Police Department. The area is south of Joy Road and east of Hubbell. 

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The victim and a 23-year-old man were sitting in a 2010 Ford Explorer when a suspect approached from behind and fired shots through the rear window, striking the victim. The man in the vehicle was not hurt.

Medics arrived and pronounced the victim dead at the scene. Police are investigating.