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Detroit — Police have released a sketch a suspect accused of fatally shooting a man Jan. 17 during a carjacking on the city’s west side.

Eugene Landyon, 20, was fatally shot around 9:55 p.m. outside a Sunoco gas station near Plymouth and Wyoming, police said. He was attempting to prevent the carjacking when the suspect fired one shot.

Police on Monday released a sketch of the suspect, described by a witness as a black male, 19 or 20 years old, 5-foot-7 and 150 pounds. The suspect has a dark complexion, brown eyes, thick eyebrows, dark brown “smokers” lips, a mustache and goatee. He was last seen wearing a blue-hooded Carhartt waist-length jacket and black pants.

Landyon’s vehicle, a 1978 Chevy El Camino, has been recovered, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department at (313) 596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) SPEAK-UP.

HFournier@detroitnews.com

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