Person of interest wanted for fatal hit and run during vigil in Detroit

Posted at 6:39 PM, Jul 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-03 18:50:47-04

DETROIT (WXYZ)  — The Detroit Police Department is asking for help in searching for a person of interest in a fatal hit and run.

The hit and run happened on the west side of Detroit on June 20 at approximately 10:25 p.m. in the 6000 block of McGraw, according to Detroit police. The person of interest drove through a crowd of people who were attending a candlelight vigil and struck a 27-year-old woman. The victim later died from her injuries.

The suspect fled the scene in a dark colored minivan toward an unknown direction. The driver is believed to be between 30 to 35 years old, with brown hair and blonde tips.

If anyone recognizes this vehicle or has information on the person of interest, please call Detroit Police Homicide Unit at 313-596-2260 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.