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Two Arrested For Fatal Shooting During Drug Deal In Inkster

The victim had met the suspects for a marijuana deal.

April 23, 2019 - 8:51 pm

INKSTER, Mich. (WWJ) -- Two suspects are in custody after a drug deal went bad on Monday.

Michigan State Police tweeted Monday afternoon that they were investigating a homicide in the area of Lehigh and Williams Streets. An update on Tuesday says investigators revealed that the victim, a 26-year-old man from Detroit, had met up with two other men for a marijuana deal.

After an altercation, the victim was shot and killed, while the suspects fled the scene.

MSP says K-9 units investigated at the scene on Monday and they were unable to locate the suspects.

Police did not say what led to the altercation and no information has been released on the suspects.

While arrests have been made, the investigation remains open.