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At least 44 shots fired in west Detroit shooting; 2 women, 1 man wounded

Detroit police officers investigate 'war zone' at Vinewood, Mohawk

DETROIT – Three people were shot Thursday morning at Vinewood and Mohawk streets on Detroit's west side. 

At least 44 shots were fired. Evidence markers littered the pavement in the neighborhood near I-96 and West Warren Avenue. 

Three people were hit by the gunfire -- a 23-year-old woman, a 25-year-old woman and a 27-year-old man. The 23-year-old woman is in critical condition at Henry Ford Hospital. The other two victims are in temporary serious condition. 

The victims told Detroit police they were parked in a vehicle on the street at about 3:15 a.m., picking up a friend. Another vehicle, described as a Chevrolet Malibu, drove up next to their black Pontiac Grand Prix, two men got out, there was an argument and bullets started flying.

The 25-year-old woman said they took off as bullets were fired and the Malibu pursued them, shooting from the windows.

One Detroit police officer described the street corner as a "war zone."

Police don't know what the motive is or what the argument was about. However, police do know the Malibu chased the Grand Prix as the victims drove to the hospital.

The 23-year-old woman was shot in the head and six other places.

The suspects have not been identified. 

Detroit police are still on scene collecting evidence. 

Anyone who has information on this shooting needs to contact Detroit police or Crime Stoppers at 800-SPEAK-UP. 

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