Meth lab suspected in Shelby Twp. house blast; 1 hurt
Shelby Township authorities are investigating a Friday blast related to a suspected meth lab that left one person injured.
Township police and fire crews were called to the 8000 block of Wiloray Avenue about 3:40 p.m. after an explosion was reported at a house there, city officials said in a statement.
Someone “was seen fleeing the home after the explosion and ... quickly detained a short distance away” at the Planet Fitness near 23 Mile and Van Dyke, the release read.
The man was found with burns across his body and rushed to a hospital for treatment, police said. His condition was not immediately available.
Meanwhile, township authorities have determined a possible meth lab operation was connected to the explosion. An investigation is ongoing.