Detroit Police investigate murder of man found in Palmer Park

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Detroit Police are working to find out who killed a man and left him to die in a popular park parking lot.

A worker arriving at Palmer Park found the man around 7:00 a.m. Friday. Police say he had been shot multiple times.

The murder comes as park leaders are working to use Palmer Park to bring the Woodward Dream Cruise further down Woodward into Detroit. There were events at the park celebrating the Dream Cruise Thursday and more festivities are planned for Friday and Saturday.

Police tell 7 Action News there will be a large police presence at the planned events to try to ensure they are safe for everyone.

In the meantime, officers are canvassing nearby neighborhoods hoping to find someone who saw something suspicious before the deadly shooting.

Anyone who has any information about the murder is asked to call Detroit Police.

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