Police investigate 5 shootings, 2 fatal overnight in Detroit

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Posted at 3:07 PM, Feb 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-23 15:07:45-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit police are investigating five overnight shootings where two people died from their injuries, police say.

A non-fatal shooting first occurred Feb. 22 around 4:30 p.m. in the 18700 block of Faust.

The victim, a 51-year-old woman, drove to the suspect's home to collect some items. When she arrived, he allegedly fired bullets into her vehicle. She was hit and then drove herself to a local hospital. She's in stable condition. Police are searching for the male suspect and asking anyone with information to contact the Detroit Police Department's Eighth Precinct at 313-596-5840.

A triple-shooting happened later Saturday evening around 8:30 p.m. in the 145000 block of Griggs in Detroit. The victims and suspect were at a gathering when an argument broke. The suspect began firing shots before fleeing on foot. A 49-year-old man was killed and pronounced dead at the scene. The other victims, a 46-year-old woman and a 47-year-old man, were taken to a local hospital for treatment and are in temporary serious condition.

Police are still investigating the shooting and are asking anyone with information to contact the Detroit Police Department's Homicide Unit at 313-596-2260.

The second deadly shooting happened early Sunday in the 20000 block of Rosemont just before 4 a.m.

The victim, a 23-year-old man, was exiting his vehicle after parking in his driveway. To men then came from the victim's backyard and began firing gunshots at the victim who later died.

The two suspects, believed to be in their 20s, fled the scene in an unknown direction. If you have information on this crime, contact Detroit police at 313-596-2260.

Anonymous tips can also be called into Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up.

Detroit police are also investigating a deadly hit-and-run that happened Sunday around 2 a.m. in the area of West McNichols and Stansbury. The victim is currently unidentified, but police say he was in the roadway when he was struck by a dark colored sedan.

No further information was immediately made available. If you have information, contact the Detroit Police Fatal Squad at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers.