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Man shot while sitting in custom car at Detroit gas station

Man shot while sitting in custom car at Detroit gas station
Posted at 1:46 AM, Sep 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-24 01:46:41-04

A 35-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot in the forehead while sitting in a custom car on Detroit's east side Saturday night, police said.

It happened at a gas station at about 9 p.m. on the 9700 block of Van Dyke Avenue, near Grinnell Avenue.

Police said the victim was sitting in the driver's seat of a 1969 custom Oldsmobile when an unknown suspect opened fire.

A 43-year-old passenger was also inside the car at the time of the shooting, but was not injured.

A 15-year-old boy was pumping gas into the vehicle and witnessed the shooting, police said.

No further information is available.

If you have any information about this shooting that may help police, please give Detroit Police a call.