Police release video of vehicle involved in hit-and-run that killed teen on Detroit's east side

Posted at 11:26 AM, Jul 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-22 18:42:28-04

Police are looking for a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 15-year-old boy on Detroit's east side on Saturday. 

On July 21 at 10:05 p.m., Detroit police officers responded to the incident that happened on East 7 Mile and Caldwell Street. 

The 15-year-old was crossing the street when he was struck by a black SUV that was traveling eastbound on East 7 Mile Road. The boy was then hit again by a second vehicle traveling westbound on East 7 Mile. 

Although the first vehicle failed to stop, the driver of the second vehicle did stop after hitting the teen. 

The 15-year-old was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead upon arrival. 

Police say the black SUV may have heavy front-end damage. 

If anyone recognizes the vehicle or knows the suspect, please contact the Detroit Police Department's Fatal Squad at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.