Man and woman shot & killed with their child in the car at Detroit gas station

Posted at 5:35 AM, Oct 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-20 12:08:12-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — The search is on for two men accused of shooting and killing a man and woman in a car while their 9-month-old son was with them. Their baby was unharmed in the shooting.

Family identified the victims as Benson Lamont Harris Lindsey, 22, and Marshae Lynette Johns Nash, also age 22.

Police say it happened Monday night at a Marathon Gas Station on W. Warren and Ashton on Detroit's west side.

Detroit police say they are certain it was a targeted shooting.

According to police, the suspects fired multiple shots.

Surveillance video shows two people were parked at the pump when the suspects came up to their car from behind and started shooting.

The two suspects in black went to separate sides of the car with their guns drawn, and then the video ends.

Police presence was heavy last night. Child Protective Services arrived at the scene and took custody of the 9-month-old child and then released the child the grandmother.

According to police, the first suspect was wearing a black hoodie and black sweatpants, with some kind of white logo on them.

The second suspect is wearing a black hoodie and sweatpants with red stripes down the side.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detroit Police at 313-596-2260. You can also make an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-SPEAKUP.