The night before Father's Day, a 34-year-old father and his 15-year-old son were shot while riding dirt bikes on a sidewalk on Detroit's west side, police said.

The double shooting took place about 6:10 p.m. on the 15000 block of Coyle, south of Fenkell and east of Greenfield. 


The father and son were riding dirt bikes when they noticed a man with a blue bandanna over his face, about three doors down from where they were on Coyle. Police describe the man as 5 foot 7 inches to 6 feet 1 inches tall, and wearing an Army camouflage t-shirt, 

The bandanna-and-camouflage clad man began shooting at the two, hitting the father in his left leg and the son in his right leg. 

Both victims were privately taken to a hospital and both were listed in temporary serious condition.


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