21-year-old man shot, killed during protests in Downtown Detroit

Detroit police investigating the shooting

Detroit police officers were in riot gear Friday night. (WDIV)

DETROITUPDATE: Detroit police provided an updated report Saturday morning regarding the death of the 21-year-old man on Friday. The report below is outdated as of noon on May 30.

Detroit police are investigating after a 21-year-old man was shot and killed during protests on Friday night in Downtown Detroit, according to officials.

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Police said the man was shot at 11:30 p.m. in the area of Congress and Randolph by an unknown suspect who was in a gray Dodge Durango. The suspect pulled up to the area, fired shots into the crowd and fled the scene.

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The victim was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detroit Police Homicide at 313-596-1290 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.

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