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Mark Hicks
The Detroit News

Detroit police are working to find two people accused of fatally shooting a driver Wednesday afternoon on the city's north side.

Suspects arrived and fled the scene in an older model red pickup.

A witness told investigators the pair drove an older-model red pickup when they "ambushed" the victim in a 2008 Jeep Liberty near Penrose and Carman at about 3:55 p.m., police said in a statement.

One of the men left the truck to fire while his passenger shot from inside, according to the release. 

The victim, identified as a 29-year-old man, as pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities did not have a full description of the suspects.

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