Detroit police seek shooter in teen's 2016 west side slaying
Detroit — Police are asking the public for help to identify the man behind a fatal 2016 shooting on the city's west side, officials said Monday.
A 15-year-old girl was killed in a shooting at about 2 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, in the 14000 block of Ardmore, according to authorities. Ardmore is north of Schoolcraft and west of Schaefer.
Police said the shooter was in a small, dark-colored vehicle that was speeding down the street and the shot was fired when the car reached the corner. The bullet struck the victim, Jada Rankin, and she died at a hospital.
Rankin was visiting her grandmother who lived on Ardmore.
Crime Stoppers of Michigan is offering a reward of up to $13,500 for information that leads to an arrest.
The shooter is described as 28-30 years old, about 6-feet-tall, 240 pounds with a medium complexion. He was clean shaven with lined and low-cut hair. He had a black mustache and beard.
Detroit police released a composite sketch of the suspect.
Anyone with information about the suspect or the shooting should call the Detroit Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (313) 596-2260 or Crime Stoppers of Michigan at (800) SPEAK-UP.