DEARBORN, MI – On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at approximately 5:30 PM, Dearborn Police Officers responded to the area of Michigan Avenue and Schlaff for a report of man found dead in a pickup truck.
Upon arrival, officers observed the victim, Darius Whiting, a 48-year-old Farmington Hills resident, had succumbed to gunshot wounds.
Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded to consult witnesses and gather evidence. Based upon the information at this time, the shooting does not appear to be a random act. The Dearborn Police Department is actively investigating this incident and additional details will be released as they become available.
Dearborn Police Chief Ronald Haddad stated, “Our condolences go out to Mr. Whiting’s family during this trying time. Rest assured, the Dearborn Police Department will use all available resources to apprehend the person(s) involved. We are urging the public to come forward with any information regarding this matter.” Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Dearborn Police Department at (313) 943-2241.