Information Needed in Fatal Shooting near W. McNichols and Greenfield Rd

DETROIT, MI – The Detroit Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a fatal shooting on the city’s west side.IMAGE 2 - 15445 West McNichols Road

On Saturday, March 16, 2019 at approximately 8:50 p.m. in the area of West McNichols and Greenfield Rd, a 45-year-old man was fatally shot after a verbal altercation took place inside a local business. The victim who was seen exiting the business returned with a gun and pointed it at the suspect. The victim and the suspect then fought over the weapon until the suspect was able to wrestle the gun away from the victim. The victim then falls to the ground and the suspect fires one shot striking the victim. The suspect then fled on foot southbound on Greenfield Rd.

The victim was transported by Medics to a local hospital and was pronounced dead upon arrival.

If anyone recognizes this suspect or has any information pertaining to this crime, they are asked to contact Detroit Police Department Homicide Unit at 313-596-2260, or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.