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At least 30 shootings reported in Detroit over holiday weekend

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Posted at 5:19 AM, Sep 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-06 05:19:22-04

Police say there were at least 30 shootings in Detroit this holiday weekend - three of those deadly

The numbers are alarming, but we're told the number of shootings is actually down  when you compare this year to last.

But, for the families who lost loved ones, three fatal shootings is far too many. 

Bill Lilley's best friend ,45-year old Brian Ray -- a father of two -- was shot and killed execution style. Friends say it was over a woman.

Hours later, family and friends of 21-year old DeAnthony Walters gathered at a candlelight vigil another victim of this violent labor day weekend, also shot and killed - friends say - over a woman.

The person who killed my son, you're a coward, you shot him in the back and think justice won't be done? You will get caught for what you did," said Anthony Young, the victim's father.