Suspect sought by Detroit police in murder of 70-year-old man in his own home

Posted at 5:37 PM, Apr 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-11 17:37:43-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit police have released photos of a suspect wanted in the murder of a 70-year-old man who was fatally show in his own home.

It happened on Monday, April 8 at around 4:00 a.m. in a home in the 9000 block on Mansfield St. That's near Joy and Greenfield.

Police say the suspect struggled with the victim while in the home, before wrestling the gun away from him and fatally shooting him. He then left the home and left the scene on foot.

Anyone with information on this murder is asked to call the Detroit Police Department Homicide Unit at 313-596-5634, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.