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

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.