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Man Fatally Wounded In Midnight Shooting

June 09, 2018 - 1:28 pm

DETROIT (WWJ) - An early morning gunfight leaves one man dead on Detroit's west side. 

Shots rang out just after 12 a.m. Saturday on Muirland Street, near the Lodge Freeway and Dexter.

Police say the 40-year-old victim arrived at the home of the 44-year-old suspect armed with a rifle, when the suspect produced a gun and shot the victim. 

It's unclear why the victim was going to the house with a weapon.

An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 313-267-4600.