Suspect Shoots Man Dead Following Argument At Detroit Party Store

WWJ News
December 14, 2019 - 11:29 am
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photo: Detroit Police


DETROIT (WWJ) - Police are searching for gunman who fatally shot a 19-year-old following an argument at a party store on Detroit's east side.

party store shooting suspect detroit
photo: Detroit Police

The incident happened around 7:15 p.m. Friday in the area of Lafayette Street and Chene. 

According to police, the victim was inside a party store on Chene when he had a verbal altercation with the suspect. The victim and his family members left the location on foot and the suspect chased them to the 2200 block of Lafayette and began firing shots, striking the victim multiple times.

The victim was transported to the hospital where he died. 

The suspect fled the scene and remains at large. Police released surveillance images of the suspect in hopes the public may be able to identify him. 
Anyone who recognizes the suspect or who has any other information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department Homicide Unit at 313-596-2260. Tips can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.