Man Found Fatally Shot Multiple Times In Highland Park Neighborhood

"Just a senseless shooting daily. And I mean daily..."

WWJ News
July 10, 2020 - 9:56 am
Highland Park Murder

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(WWJ) A murder investigation is underway in Highland Park.

Police say a man was found with three gunshot wounds to his head around 7 am Friday on Portage Street near Hamilton.

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Investigators believe he was between 50 and 60 years old. He has not been identified.

Theresa, a neighborhood resident, told WWJ City Beat reporter, Vickie Thomas, she heard gunfire around 4 or 4:30 am, but did not call police. She said she hears gunshots every day.

“It’s so sad what we’re going through now, on top of the pandemic and everything. Just a senseless shooting daily. And I mean daily,” Theresa said.

The circumstances around the shooting remain unclear.

Anyone with information should call Highland Park Police at (313) 852-7338.

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