DETROIT, MI – The Detroit Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating two suspects wanted for a fatal shooting that occurred on the east side of the city at a Marathon gas station .
On Thursday, January 5th, 2017, at approximately 12:15 a.m., in the area of Gratiot and Eastburn, a 22-year-old man, Javon Perry, was fatally shot during a confrontation at the gas station. The victim walked inside the location as the suspects exited, and while he filled his vehicle, he was approached by the suspects. A struggle ensued, the victim fled across Gratiot and was chased by the suspects and subsequently shot and killed.
The suspects are to be considered Armed and Dangerous.
If anyone recognizes these suspects or has any information pertaining to this crime please call Detroit Police Department Homicide at 313-596-2260 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-SPEAK-UP. Citizens can remain anonymous, as always by leaving a tip on the app, DPD Connect.