Online dating meet-up turns into shooting on Detroit's east side

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Posted at 11:22 AM, Feb 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-07 11:22:52-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — An online dating meet-up turned into a shooting on Detroit's east side.

Police say the 36-year-old victim met the suspect in person at Gratiot Avenue and Manning Street after meeting on an online dating site.

When they were together, police say there was some sort of struggle and the suspect took the victim's handgun.

Police say the victim was shot multiple times and drove himself to a Project Green Light location at the 15000 block of east Eight Mile.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital where he was listed in critical condition.