DETROIT, MI – The Detroit Police Department needs assistance in locating and identifying two unknown male suspects wanted in connection to a double shooting on the city’s east side.
Preliminary on Friday, April 23rd, 2021, at approximately 4:45 p.m., in the 10000 block of Mack Ave, the victims were inside the location when words were exchanged between one of the victims, a 19-year-old man, and suspect #1, resulting in suspect #1 producing a weapon and shooting the victim (1).
As a result of the shooting, an innocent bystander, a 46-year-old man, victim 2, who was also inside the location, sustained a gunshot wound to the body. It was previously reported that a third victim was also shot. However, after further investigation the third victim wasn’t shot, but sustained an injury during the incident. Victim 3 refused medical attention at the scene. After the shooting, the suspect fled from the location on foot with a second suspect who was also armed with a weapon.
The 19-year old man was privately conveyed to the hospital and listed in stable condition. Victim 2 was conveyed by medics and listed in stable condition as well.
Suspect 1: Stands approximately 5’7”, 150 lbs, 18-20 years of age, medium complexion, black hoodie, red stripe on each shoulder, red writing on front. Tan colored pants, black & white shoes. Black face covering.
Suspect 2: Stands 5’9’’-5’11’’, 170 lbs. 18-20 years of age, medium complexion, black hair (short-medium dreads with sides/back fadded) black t shirt with white lettering on front, black & green camouflage pants, purple gym shoes, multiple tattoos on both arms.
If anyone has any information pertaining to this crime, they are asked to please call Detroit Police Department’s Fifth Precicnt Detective Unit at 313-596-5540 or Crimes Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.