DETROIT, MI – Detroit Police were called to a shooting scene on Mark Twain where it is reported that a woman was shot and killed.
The shooting was confirmed at approximately 9:15 PM on Sunday March 11th, 2018. Those with knowledge in the area are telling us that a 23 year old woman was sitting in a car with her boyfriend when someone came up and started shooting. The witness report states that the woman was shot in the chest and died.
Commanding officers on scene called in Air 1 support and also deployed a K9 unit to assist with crowd control as family, friends and onlookers gathered near where the shooting took place.
We are working to confirm the victim’s identity at this time based on information that has been located on social media.
The gunman was last seen running from Mark Twain towards Joy Rd.
MIHeadlines has confirmed this information to be accurate.
If anyone 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.
No further information is available at this time. Please check back for updates.