Police investigating fatal shooting of transgender victim on Detroit's east side

Posted at 7:18 AM, Dec 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-07 14:56:02-05

Police are investigating a fatal shooting on E. McNichols between Brush and Omira on the city's east side.

Officers discovered the 35-year-old victim lying dead in the street, suffering from a gunshot wound just before 6 a.m.

Police say they have a 46-year-old male in custody, and they are investigating the incident as a possible attempted robbery. 

The road will remain closed as the investigation continues, police say.