Police: Man shot during attempted drug deal on Detroit's east side

Posted at 5:03 PM, Feb 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-10 17:03:41-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — The Detroit Police Department is looking for two suspects involved in a shooting related to an attempted drug deal on the city's east side.

The incident happened around 3:30 a.m. Sunday in the area of East Seven Mile and Eureka roads.

Police say a 24-year-old tried purchasing narcotics from two suspects. The specific type of narcotics were not disclosed by police. The 24-year-old was then shot and robbed, according to a police report.

The victim then drove himself to a local hospital where he was listed in temporary serious condition.

The two suspects are believed to be in their 20s, however no further description was immediately made available.

This is an ongoing investigation. If you have information on this incident, contact Detroit police at 313-596-1140 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up.