1 killed, 2 injured in west-side Detroit shooting; person of interest sought

James David Dickson
The Detroit News

Detroit — Police are seeking a person of interest in a shooting Monday on the city's west side that left one man dead and two people injured.

Officers were called just before 12:30 a.m. and found a 27-year-old man on Washburn, between Buena Vista and Fullerton. The man had been shot multiple times and run over by a vehicle. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

A 54-year-old man was grazed by a bullet in his left arm. AHe was transported to the Detroit Police Department's 10th Precinct, treated and released.

A third victim, a woman whose age and identity were not immediately known, later appeared at a hospital with a gunshot wound to her shoulder and was listed in serious condition.

"At this time we have no reason or motive for the shooting," police said in a statement. The crime scene covered two city blocks, which were littered with spent shell casings.

Authorities are seeking tips to find a person of interest seen driving a dark vehicle, possibly a Dodge Caliber or Monte Carlo, and leaving the scene.

"It is unknown at this time who fired the shots; however, the person of interest may have information that can help," police said in a statement late Monday.

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