Detroit police probe 2 Thursday drive-by shootings

Charles E. Ramirez
The Detroit News

Detroit — Police are investigating a couple of Thursday night drive-by shootings, officials said.

Both victims of the separate incidents have non-life-threatening injuries, police said. 

The first incident happened at about 7 p.m. Thursday in the 12400 block of Morang Drive near Kelly on the city's east side, according to authorities. The victim, a 43-year-old male, was sitting in a vehicle when a black sedan pulled up alongside.

Someone inside the sedan fired multiple shots at the vehicle, striking the victim once. Medics took the victim to a hospital where he is listed in stable condition, police said.

Investigators said the victim was not able to identify the suspect.

The second shooting happened at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the 19000 block of Heyden near Evergreen and West Seven Mile on the city's west side, police said.

The victim, a 37-year-old man, was sitting outside a building when a person in a vehicle that was speeding down the street began shooting at him, officials said. The victim was struck one or two times. 

He was privately conveyed to a hospital where he is listed in stable condition, according to authorities. Police said he was unable to give officers a description of the shooter or the vehicle.

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