DETROIT (WXYZ) — The family of a teen who was gunned down is pleading for the public's help to find his killer.
Kanarie Willis, 17, was shot and killed on New Year's Day on the 14500 block of Troester, according to Detroit police.
The fatal gunshots were fired around 8:30 a.m. Willis was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Kanarie Willis was murdered on Jan. 1st on the city’s east side.— Rudy Harper (@RudyHarperWXYZ) January 28, 2021
His mother and father tell me he had no enemies. His sudden death has torn his family apart.
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There were eight teenagers murdered in 2020 and DPD says Willis is the first teen homicide this year.
If anyone has information pertaining to this crime, they are asked to please call the Detroit Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK UP.