DPD arrest suspect who allegedly fired shots at moving vehicle following altercation

Posted at 9:16 PM, Jun 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-09 21:24:13-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — The Detroit Police Department has made a significant arrest in connection to a shooting that happened on the city's west side in May.

Daytwon Burns, 23, was arrested and charged following the May 25 incident. He allegedly fired gunshots at moving vehicle after an altercation outside a gas station in the 13600 block of W. Chicago.

Burns is charged with two counts of assault with intent to murder, two counts of assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, six counts of weapons-felony and firearm, and one count of assault with a dangerous weapon.

DPD significant arrest

It's alleged that around 11:30 p.m. on May 25, a several women outside the gas station were involved in an argument. After the argument, two of the women got into a blue Jeep Renegade and began driving off, that's when Burns allegedly retrieved a weapon from the trunk of a parked Hyundai Sonata and fired shots at the moving vehicle. None of the occupants in the car were injured, police say.

Because of video footage from the gas station and facial recognition technology software, law enforcement were able to track down Burns, a release from DPD states.