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Monroe police looking for a killer after a man is killed and woman injured

Posted at 5:47 PM, Jan 23, 2019

MONROE, Mich. (WXYZ) — Monroe police continue to look for a killer after two people were shot Tuesday night outside of a house on Kentucky Street.

A 37-year-old man was shot in the neck and died. A 34-year-old woman was shot twice but survived. She told police the first name of the man who did it.

Police say they are looking for a 23-year-old man who lived in that house.

Surveillance video from a nearby store shows a woman and man walking by just before 8 p.m. The shooting happens outside of camera range.

Then at 8:07 p.m. police are seen pulling up.

Police are not releasing the names of the victims. They say it could be drug-related.

People say this neighborhood in Monroe is known for drugs, heroin and pills.