Family identifies 28-year-old man shot, killed before his vehicle was stolen

Posted at 8:38 AM, Oct 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-19 14:47:49-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Police are investigating a deadly shooting that took place on Detroit’s west side early Saturday morning.

Delshon Scott, 28, was identified by family members as the victim.

Police tell 7 Action News that the man was shot and killed near Fielding and Joy Road. His car was stolen after the fatal shooting.

It’s unclear who the gunman is.

According to Scott’s family, he was coming home from work and had just parked his car when he was shot and killed.

The car that was stolen is a red 2005 Ford Focus with damage to the hood, a spare tire and a missing tail light. The car had a paper license plate on it when it was stolen.

Scott survived the initial shooting, but died en route to the hospital in an ambulance.