Detroit police investigate body found on sidewalk, bloody vehicle nearby in city's southwest area

Posted at 11:58 AM, Oct 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-07 14:08:01-04

Detroit police are investigating a body found with a gun shot wound to the head on a sidewalk Saturday night. 

At 11:03 p.m., officers responded to calls of multiple shots fired in the area of Leonard Street near Deacon. At the scene, crews found the body of an unidentified man with a fatal gun shot wound to the head on the sidewalk. 

Police then discovered a gold 2013 Mercury Marquis with improper plates at Bassett and Pleasant. The vehicle struck a pole, causing down power lines, officers say. 

There was blood found in the interior of the car, according to police. 

The investigation is ongoing.