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Detroit man killed while confronting men in U-Haul for dumping on his property

2 men were dumping on victim's property, police say

Police are investigating a fatal shooting. (WDIV)

A Detroit man was shot and killed Monday while confronting two men in a U-Haul who were dumping something on his property, police said.

UPDATE: Detroit police release description of men wanted for killing man

Two men drove a U-Haul pickup truck to the victim's property along the Lodge Freeway between Lawrence and Collingwood streets on Detroit's west side around 3:45 p.m. Monday, according to authorities.

The victim, a man in his 20s, confronted the men and got into an altercation, police said.

One of the dumpers pulled out a gun and shot the victim, according to officials.

The men fled in the U-Haul, officials said.

Police said the only description of the dumpers is that one was dressed in a black shirt and blue jeans.


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