2 Shot, 3 Arrested In Altercation On Detroit's West Side

WWJ News
February 08, 2020 - 5:36 pm

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DETROIT (WWJ) - Detroit Police are investigating a double shooting on the city's west side that left a man fighting for his life. 

The incident unfolded just after 2 a.m. Saturday in the 18500 block of Rosemont, in a neighborhood off the Southfield Freeway and 7 Mile Road. 

According to police, the 30-year old male victim and female witness were at the home of the 30-year-old male suspect when the suspect returned home, resulting in a physical altercation with the victim.

During the altercation, the suspect allegedly shot the victim and grazed him. After the shooting, the victim and witness fled the scene.

At some point, the 47-year-old mother of the witness, along with a 49-year-old male acquaintance, arrived at the location. After the mother confronted the suspect, the suspect allegedly pointed his weapon in her direction. At that point, the mother pulled out her own weapon and fired shots, striking the suspect. She then fled the scene. 

Upon officers arrival to the scene, the acquaintance of the mother was observed physically assaulting the suspect and was taken into custody.

The suspect was transported to the hospital and listed in critical condition. He was also placed under arrest.

The victim was also treated at a local hospital and listed in stable condition.

The mother later surrendered to authorities at the Detroit Police Department's Sixth Precinct.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department's Eighth Precinct Investigative Unit at 313-596-5840. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.