Man arrested after 4 shot, including himself, on Detroit's west side

Posted at 8:54 PM, Aug 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-12 20:58:08-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — A suspect is recovering at a local hospital after being involved in a shooting on Detroit's west side that injured three other people.

The shooting happened Aug. 6 at 8:50 p.m. in the area of W. Seven Mile Road and Oakfield.

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According to Detroit police, the suspect, 24-year-old Deshawn Combs, allegedly approached a group of men who were playing dice. He produced a weapon and fired shots, hitting three of the men. One of the men, a CPL holder, returned fire injuring Combs.

The suspect was able to flee the scene and make it to a local hospital. The three victims were all taken separately to local hospitals, and all four men were listed in temporary serious condition, police say.

An original report stated that Combs was a victim in the shooting until further investigation uncovered that he was the alleged shooter.

Police arrested Combs the morning of Thursday, Aug. 8. He was arraigned Aug. 10 and ordered to remain in custody until his next court hearing.

Combs is charged with four counts of assault with intent to murder, four counts of assault with intent to do great bodily harm, one charge of carrying a concealed weapon, one count of carrying with unlawful intent, one count of weapon possession by a felon, and 10 counts of weapons felony firearm.

He'll appear in court again on Aug. 20.