Man gunned down on driveway in Detroit

James David Dickson
The Detroit News
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A 30-year-old man was gunned down on a driveway on Detroit's east side in broad daylight on Wednesday, police said.

The man's body was discovered about 11:40 a.m. on the 20100 block of Regent, which is south of East Eight Mile and west of Gratiot.

Police responded to a 911 call and found the victim unresponsive, lying in the driveway. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

Police were told by a witness that a male suspect came from the backyard, fired shots that hit the victim, then fled on foot. No detailed description of the suspect is available as police begin their investigation.