DETROIT, MI – On Monday May 24th, 2021, at approximately 1:00 a.m., it was reported that two men exchanged gunfire in the 8000 block of American Street, as a result they were both struck.
A 45-year-old man fell to the ground after the shooting. Medics arrived and pronounced him dead at the scene.
The 52-year-old man fled from the scene and was transported from a separate location by medics to a local hospital where he was listed in temporary serious condition. He has been arrested and one firearm was recovered.
The incident is actively being investigated. Anyone with information is asked to call Detroit Police Department’s
Homicide Unit at (313) 596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.