Family loses three members in deadly Detroit barbershop shooting

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Elaine Williams could only describe the feeling as "twisted" when she learned that her son, brother and nephew were the three men killed in Wednesday's shooting at Al's Barbershop on Detroit's east side.

Joezell Williams, 61, was visiting the barbershop Wednesday along with his son, Kevin Perryman, and nephew, Brian Williams, when a gunman pulled up in the rear of the location and opened fire.

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Witnesses say a small crowd of people that were standing near the back of the barbershop ran then crawled looking to escape out of the front of the building.

Detroit Police say nine people were shot.

A brother of Joezell Williams was also shot, but survived.

 

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