Cold Case Friday: 2019 Shooting in 19000 block of Van Dyke Ave

Cold Case 19000 block of Vandyke
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DETROIT, MI – The Detroit Police Department is still in search of a suspect wanted in connection to a non-fatal shooting that occurred on the city’s east side in April of 2019.

On Friday, April 19th, 2019, at approximately 12:15 p.m., in the 19000 block of Van Dyke, a 23-year old man got into a verbal argument with an unknown suspect. During the verbal dispute, the suspect produced a handgun and attempted to strike the victim, ultimately firing he fired two shots at the victim and striking him. The suspect then fled the location on foot, traveling westbound on E. 7 Mile.

The victim was transported to a local hospital by medics and was listed in stable condition.

Detroit Police request assistance from the community in identifying and locating the suspect. They are described as:

  • Black male,
  • 5’10’’,
  • dark complexion,
  • medium build,
  • wearing a black hat and gray hooded sweater.

A photograph of the suspect if provided with this article for readers to view at the top of the page.

Anyone with information about this crime please call the Detroit Police Department’s Eleventh Precinct Investigative Unit at 313-596-1140 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-SPEAKUP.

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