Garden City High School student, 17, fatally shot in Detroit; police seek persons of interest
Victim identified as Reginald Rose-Robinson
DETROIT – Detroit police have released images of two persons of interest they want to talk with about a drive-by shooting that left a 17-year-old boy dead.
The shooting occurred Friday night in the 16600 block of Meyers on the city's west side.
Police are looking for the woman and man in the provided image:
Police and family are hoping newly released video will shed light on who pulled the trigger, killing the 17-year-old victim. They want to find the SUV involved and identify two people who were in the store moments before the shooting.
Police said the victim, Reginald Rose-Robinson, and a friend were walking out of a store when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside of it fired shots toward the pair.
A woman shot him after someone made a lewd comment as Robinson and friends walked by.
It's believed the woman had become upset and targeted the teens. Detroit police released video of a dark SUV they believe the shooter was in.
The friend, who Local 4 News is not identifying for his safety, said the woman pulled the gun from the passenger side of the vehicle.
"She pulled a 9mm out of the window. I was right by the car, but she pointed past me and aimed and shot him," the friend said. "He fell. It was thundering real loud. We heard the gunshot. We knew it was a real shot, but we didn't think anybody got hit."
But when he looked toward Robinson, he realized his friend was hit. A single gunshot to the head killed him instantly. His friend was unhurt.
Police are looking for two people who they said may know something about this shooting. Video shows a woman spotted in the store moments before the shooting. They said there is also a man who they'd like to talk to. The DPD is not calling them suspects, but just key witnesses who could answer the question Robinson's family wants to know: Who was in the black SUV?
Family members said Rose-Robinson was a Garden City High School student.
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