Man, 20, slain in shooting on Fenkell

James David Dickson
The Detroit News

A 20-year-old man was fatally shot early Thursday morning on Detroit's west side, police said.

Around 1:50 a.m. police responded to a 911 call on the 3700 block of Fenkell, which is at Dexter.

Police arrived to find the victim on his back, a block west on Fenkell at Holmur, having been shot in his chest.

There was a trail of blood stretching from across the street.

A witness told police that he was at the Citgo at Fenkell and Dexter when he heard a number of shots fired. He got on his bike and traveled west on Fenkell and saw the victim lying on the ground.

Medics arrived and pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

No suspect description is immediately available.