Suspect chases family, shoots victim after verbal dispute in Detroit party store

DPD needs help identifying suspect
Posted at 10:58 AM, Dec 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-14 10:58:38-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit police need your help identifying a suspect wanted in connection to a fatal shooting on the city's east side Friday.

On Dec. 13 around 7:13 p.m. in the 2200 block of Lafayette, a 19-year old male victim was inside a party store on Chene where he had a verbal altercation with the suspect.

The victim and family members left the location on foot, and the suspect chased them to the 2200 block of Lafayette and began firing shots at them, striking the victim multiple times.

Medics responded and took the victim to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

This is an ongoing investigation.

If anyone has information related to the shooting, call the Detroit Police Department Homicide Unit at (313) 596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at (800) SPEAK-UP.