Police: Man killed after taking phone call

James David Dickson
The Detroit News
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Detroit — The fatal shooting of a 33-year-old man was preceded, moments earlier, by the victim taking a phone call and going outside, police said.

The homicide took place about 9 p.m. on the 20000 block of Greenlawn, which is south of West Eight Mile and west of Livernois.

Police say the victim was inside his home when he took a call. Then he went outside.

Once there, a shot was fired, and a white Chevy Tahoe was spotted fleeing the scene. 

Medics transported the victim to an area hospital, but he died from his injuries.