1 dead in triple shooting on Detroit’s west side

Tom Greenwood
The Detroit News
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Detroit — Police are investigating a triple shooting that has left one dead and two wounded on the city’s west side. The two survivors are being uncooperative with investigators, however.

The incident occurred at about midnight Friday in the 14500 block of Robson in an area north of Grand River and east of Greenfield.

The victims included a 20-year-old male who died at the scene, a second 20-year-old who was wounded and is in serious condition and a 14-year-old boy who was hit in the arm and is in temporary serious condition.

“One of the survivors indicated that they were playing dice when shots erupted and everyone was struck,” said Sgt. Michael Woody. “The two survivors were not there when officers arrived because they had been conveyed to the hospital by private vehicle. They arrived at the scene later and are being very uncooperative at this point.”

The shooting is the latest in a spate of multiple shootings in the metro area within the last two days.

On Wednesday afternoon, two people were wounded in a shooting in the parking lot of Eastland Mall.

On Wednesday night, four people were shot on the east side of Detroit — one person was killed and three others wounded.

The quadruple shooting was within a few blocks of the earlier shooting at the mall and Harper Woods and Detroit police are investigating to see if the two attacks are somehow related.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (800) SPEAK-UP (773-2587.)


(313) 222-2345

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