Detroit police search for suspect in New Year's Eve murder

Posted at 11:06 AM, Jan 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-06 11:06:48-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit police are asking for the public's help identifying the man seen in the video above in connection to a murder on New Year's Eve.

According to police, it happened around 10:40 a.m. in the 17600 block of Schoolcraft near Southfield on the city's west side.

Police say two suspects got out and approached a 28-year-old man. The irst suspect, pictured above, fired shots at the victim as he ran away. The first suspect then handed the gun to a second suspect, who chased the victim on foot and fired shots, killing him.

The vehicle they were driving is a newer-model blue Chevy Cruze.

The first suspect is described as a black male, 50-60 years old with light-medium complexion. Last seen wearing a dark knit cap, tan and orange jacket and dark pants. The second suspect is only described as a black male in his 20s wearing dark clothing.

If anyone knows these individuals or has information regarding this crime, they are asked to contact Detroit Police Department’s Homicide Unit by calling 313-596-2260 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.