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Detroit police looking for 2 men wanted in connection to shooting on city’s east side

39-year-old man shot after argument, police say

DPD are looking for two men after a Detroit shooting on Aug. 9, 2020.
DPD are looking for two men after a Detroit shooting on Aug. 9, 2020. (WDIV)

DETROIT – Police are searching for two men wanted in connection to a Sunday shooting on Detroit’s east side.

According to authorities, it happened at about 10:30 a.m. outside in a home located in the 5700 block of Coplin Street, near Chandler Park Drive.

Police said a 39-year-old man and his friend were at the location when the got into an argument with a 26-year-old man and a 59-year-old man. The 26-year-old man allegedly pointed a gun at the victims while the 59-year-old fired shots, striking the 39-year-old man.

Police responded to the area and were able to locate the man, render aid and rush him to a hospital, where he is listed in temporary serious condition.

A barricade gunman situation was declared by police, but after a check of the home, it was determined that the gunmen were not present.

Photos of the suspected gunmen can be seen below. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up.

DPD are looking for two men after a shooting on Aug. 9, 2020.
DPD are looking for two men after a shooting on Aug. 9, 2020. (WDIV)

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