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Man killed in shooting outside Clora Funeral Home on East Seven Mile Road

Shooting happened after argument between family member, employee, police say

Man killed outside of funeral home on Detroit's west side
Man killed outside of funeral home on Detroit's west side

DETROIT – A 53-year-old man was killed in a shooting Monday outside of Clora Funeral Home.

The shooting took place at about 10:35 a.m. Monday in the 5800 block of East Seven Mile Road in Detroit.

Detroit police said the shooting occurred after an argument between a family member and someone working at the funeral home.

A 37-year-old man was arrested at the scene. Police say a weapon was recovered from the crime scene.

This is an ongoing investigation.

Editor’s note: The noon newscast incorrectly stated the location of the shooting. The incident occurred at the funeral home on East Seven Mile Road, not West Warren Avenue.


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