2 women fatally shot on Detroit's north side, police say

Mark Hicks
The Detroit News

Detroit police are seeking a suspect accused of fatally shooting two people Friday on the city's north side.

Investigators believe the 18-year-old was involved in an altercation before opening fire on the victims about 3:50 p.m. in the 400 block of Lantz, near John R, said Officer Holly Lance, a spokeswoman for the Detroit Police Department.

The victims, identified as two women, ages 18 and 21, were pronounced dead at the scene, Lance said.

A description of the suspect was not immediately available.

Anyone with information on the incident 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.