Police: Father shoots Detroit man for dating the mother of his child

Sarah Rahal
The Detroit News
Police cruiser

Detroit — Police are searching for a 29-year-old man in a silver Cadillac accused of shooting another man on the city's west side Friday for dating the mother of his child, authorities said.

Police say the incident occurred at 4:58 p.m. in the 20000 block of Ashton Avenue, near Southfield and Plymouth Road.

That's when police said the suspect ran into the home of the 24-year-old victim, shot him in the leg and fled. 

The victim drove himself to the hospital and is listed in stable condition.