DETROIT, MI – Detroit Police announced late Tuesday afternoon that they have made a significant arrest following a shooting that took place on the west side of the city on May 25th, 2020.
Detroit Police arrested a 23-year old man wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred on the city’s west side.
On May 25th, 2020 at approximately 11:30 p.m. at a local gas station in the 13600 block of West Chicago, a group of individuals were outside the location when an argument occurred between several women. After the argument, two of the women entered a Blue Jeep Renegade and attempted to drive off when a male suspect retrieved a weapon from the trunk of a parked vehicle, a black Hyundai Sonata, and then fired shots at the vehicle, as they drove off. No injuries were reported.
An investigation was immediately launched by investigators. Through great investigative work, video footage from Project Green Light Detroit and the use of the Facial Recognition Technology Software, investigators were able to identify and locate the suspect. On Wednesday, May 27th, 2020, the suspect was located and arrested without incident in the 15400 block of Steel.
A warrant package was submitted to the Wayne County’s Prosecutors Office for review and approval.
On May 29th, 2020 the suspect, identified as Daytwon Burns, was arraigned and charged with; 2 counts of Assault With Intent to Murder, 2 counts of Assault With intent to do Great Bodily Harm Less than Murder, 6 counts of Weapons- Felony and Firearm, and 1 count of Assault With a Dangerous Weapon. His bond was set to $50,000, 10%.
Special acknowledgements to the Detroit Police Department’s Second Precinct Investigative Unit, 2nd Precinct Special Operations Unit, Real Time Crime Center Crime Intelligence Analysts and Project Green Light Detroit partners for bringing this suspect to justice.
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