Detroit Police searching for Suspect in Fatal West side Shooting

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DETROIT, MI – The Detroit Police Department is seeking the assistance from the public in identifying and locating an unknown suspect who is wanted in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred on the city’s west side.

On September 15th, 2016, at approximately 11:40 p.m, the victims, a 26 year-old female driver and her 31-year-old male passenger were heading eastbound on West 8 Mile Road towards James Couzens in a red Pontiac G5.  As the victims merged onto James Couzens, an unknown suspect riding in a dark colored minivan opened fire on the victims vehicle.  Both victims were shot.

As a result of the shooting, the female driver was killed.

The male victim was transported to a local hosptial for non-life threatening injuries.

Detroit Police are asking for your assistance concerning this matter.

The vehicle in question is the second vehicle (dark colored minvan).

If anyone has seen this vehicle or has any information pertaining to this crime please call the Detroit Police Department Homicide Unit at 313-596-2260 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-SPEAK-UP. Citizens can remain anonymous, as always by leaving a tip on our app, DPD Connect.

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