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Shooting On City's East Side Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Critically Injured

August 02, 2018 - 11:39 pm

DETROIT (WWJ) - Detroit police are searching for a suspect involved in a deadly shooting Thursday night in Detroit. 

Authorities say two men were standing outside a home when someone came up and started shooting at them. One of the victims was hit twice in the stomach, which caused the other victim to turn and run. The shooter was able to catch up, shooting the victim in the back of the head -- killing him.

The other victim is hospitalized in critical condition. 

The suspect fled the scene.

Police describe him as a black male, about 5-foot-2 with a slim build, seen wearing black shorts and armed with a handgun.

Police have not released the identities of the victims or a possible motive in the case.

Anyone with information should contact Detroit police. 

Stay tuned to WWJ Newsradio 950 for more on this story.