Man found beaten to death in the street on Detroit's west side

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Posted at 11:28 AM, Aug 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-10 11:31:07-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Police are investigating a man found unresponsive in the street in southwest Detroit early Saturday morning.

Around 5:22 a.m., police responded to the area of Waterman and Stratton, where a 24-year-old man was found lying in the street. Medics arrived on scene and pronounced the 24-year-old victim dead.

A preliminary investigation revealed the victim saw a man he was having problems with. The 24-year-old approached the man and they started fighting.

A second suspect joined in the fight, according to police. The 24-year-old victim died from injuries resulting from the fight, authorities say.

Three male suspects sped off from the scene in a black Honda, according to police.

The investigation is ongoing.