1 dead in west Detroit drive-by shooting

Mark Hicks
The Detroit News
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Detroit police are working to find suspects connected to a fatal drive-by shooting Thursday night on the city's west side.

A preliminary investigation found gunshots were fired about 7:50 p.m. near the 22000 block of Lyndon from a gray, newer model Chevrolet Impala or Malibu with three males inside.

The victim, an unidentified man believed to be in his 40s, was struck at least once before the car fled south on Rockdale, police said. 

Other details, including a description of the suspects, were not released.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department Homicide Unit at (313) 596-2260. Anonymous tips can also be submitted through Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.