What'd you miss? Top stories this week on ClickOnDetroit.com
Woman bound, shot, Gas station shooting caught on camera, Uber driver killed
DETROIT – It was the first week of Spring, but there was more going on around the city than the weather.
See what top stories you missed this week on ClickOnDetroit.com.
A 20-year-old woman who was captured on surveillance video hiding a handgun in her underwear before opening fire on a car at a Detroit gas station has been charged.
Video from the station's cameras allegedly show Burton and three other people on Sunday standing outside a Dodge Charger when a Pontiac Grand Prix pulls into the station. Words are exchanged, and Burton allegedly retrieves a handgun from the Charger's glove box, police said.
An undercover officer saved the life of a woman who was bound, beaten and shot by her husband when she was found Wednesday afternoon in a pickup truck parked in a Detroit field, police said.
“This individual had taken all of her property and thrown it in a field across the street ... We assume, obviously, he was going to kill her," Dolunt said. “This officer saved a life.”
Modou Diagne came from his native Senegal to Detroit in search of a better life. He had been driving for Uber for the past three years to support his wife and children.
At first, people thought it was a case of drunk driving, until police got to the scene and realized he'd been shot twice and was dead.
Uber drivers carry no cash, but whoever did this to him stole his phone.
Judge Cynthia Hathaway is expected to sentence 38-year-old Rosalynn Allen to one year in jail.
The woman pleaded no contest to a car crash that killed Sherita Lindsay and her boyfriend Howard Hill. Allen was charged with reckless driving causing death and leaving the scene of an accident.
"Please, your honor, please. I want justice, because it's not right," said Deborah Lindsay, Sherita's mother. "I am so begging."
Police are investigating a series of shootings late Friday night into Saturday in Detroit in which three men were killed and two others were injured.
The first shooting was reported just before 11 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Nashville and Strasburg streets.
The fifth shooting was reported about 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of Pembroke Avenue and Prest Street, where a 28-year-old man was killed.
"This needs to stop," Collins said. "Out here in the city, with people dying like this, it needs to stop."
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