photo: Detroit Police

Man, Woman Sought In Detroit Gas Station Shooting

April 20, 2019 - 2:19 pm

DETROIT (WWJ) - Police in Detroit are searching for a man and a woman in connection with an assault and shooting at a gas station on the city's east side. 

The incident unfolded just after noon on Friday at the Citgo gas station on Van Dyke Avenue and 7 Mile Road. 

According to police, the 23-year-old victim pulled up to the gas station in a red 2001 Dodge Ram, got out of his truck and started talking to the suspect. As the victim was walking away, police say the suspect produced two handguns and began assaulting the victim, then shot him.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment and listed in temporary serious condition.

The suspect fled the location on foot south on Van Dyke.

Person of interest vehicle (photo: Detroit police)

Prior to this incident, the suspect was seen with a female who may have information pertaining to this incident. Police need assistance in locating this woman in addition to the suspect. She fled the scene in a silver or gray SUV.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or person of interest, or has any other information, is asked to contact police at 313-596-1140. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.