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ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Friday, Sept. 27, 2019

Police say 23-year-old man was shot, killed over Facebook post

Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Friday morning on Detroit's east side. 

According to police, a 23-year-old man was fatally shot Friday in the 18000 block of Lamont Street in Detroit. Police said the man was killed after two other men showed up at his home to confront him about a Facebook post. 

Police: Men confront 23-year-old man at Detroit home, shoot and kill him over Facebook post

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  • A letter from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's office said Friday there will be no government shutdown in Michigan. Learn more .

  • Classes were canceled Friday at Pontiac High School after a former student was shot Thursday. Read more .

  • Kanye West brought his "Sunday Service" tour to Detroit for a free concert that sold out in minutes. Learn more .

  • A former member of the Green Bay Packers and current NFL analyst blasted the Detroit Lions' home-field atmosphere, saying Ford Field is "very, very quiet" and, "There's no energy in there." Read more .

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Kayla Clarke

Kayla is a web producer with an English degree from Michigan State University. Before joining the ClickOnDetroit team in 2018, she worked at WILX in Lansing as a digital producer.