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Police investigating second shooting in Inkster within matter of hours

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Posted at 9:53 PM, Jul 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-12 22:58:22-04

Inkster police are investigating a second shooting in the city to occur in a matter of hours. 

According to Michigan State Police, the second shooting happened on the 300 block of Amherst Dr. near Inkster and Avondale roads. 

Two men were in a vehicle and the driver was struck and suffered non-life threatening injuries, police say. 

The suspect was in a gray or silver older model Saturn Ion with three occupants in the car. The vehicle was last seen traveling eastbound on Avondale from Inkster. 

The first shooting occurred just before 5 p.m. on Thursday. According to a release, two men inside of a parked silver minivan were shot in the area of Harrison and Somerset in Inkster. 

One man died in that shooting, a second man is listed in serious condition. 

Police are looking for the driver of the Saturn, as well as two suspects in a red or orange Dodge Challenger. Anyone with information is asked to call 877-MICH-TIP.

Police say the two shooting incidents are not related.