Nine shot during violent Saturday night in Detroit
11:07 AM, Aug 6, 2018
DETROIT (WXYZ) - Detroit police are investigating several shootings over a violent weekend in the city that left nine people shot overnight on Saturday.
According to police, the first shooting happened about 11:15 p.m. Saturday on Pacific Ave. on the city's west side. We're told a 29-year-old man was sitting in his car with his family when a suspect approached him and announced a holdup. The 29-year-old was able to wrestle the gun away from the suspect, and then the suspect was shot in the butt before running away and eventually getting arrested.
A second shooting just after midnight on 3 Mile Dr. on the city's east side. A 52-year-old man was shot once in each leg after pulling into his garage and being robbed by a suspect. The victim fought with the suspect before he was shot.
Another shooting happened just around 2 a.m. Sunday on Van Dyke on the east side. A 29-year-old man was shot in the thigh after leaving C-Note Lounge.
Four people were shot during a drive-by around 1 a.m. near Joy Rd. and Wyoming on the city's west side. A 20-year-old woman was shot in the leg and is in stable condition; A 27-year-old man was shot in the knee and shin and is in stable condition; A 23-year-old man was shot in the legs and is in stable condition and a 20-year-old man was shot in the stomach and is in critical condition.
The final shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. near Gratiot and Flanders on the east side. A 17-year-old was shot in the arm and left side and is in critical condition and a 30-year-old was shot in the right thigh and listed in critical condition.
Police are also investigating a triple shooting on Sunday night on Stockwell St. near Whittier on the city's east side. The shooting stemmed from a neighbor dispute, according to police. A 28-year-old man was shot eight times in the ankle, back, left side, stomach, right leg and right side and is in critical condition; a 51-year-old woman was shot in the arm and a 49-year-old man was shot in the arm.
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