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Motorcyclist fatally shot in Eastpointe when gunman opens fire from SUV

Motorcyclist shot in upper torso

A man was fatally shot Aug. 17, 2020 in Eastpointe.
A man was fatally shot Aug. 17, 2020 in Eastpointe.

EASTPOINTE, Mich. – A man riding a motorcycle was struck and killed by gunfire in a drive-by shooting in Eastpointe on Monday evening.

Police said the man was shot around 7:30 p.m. on Linwood Avenue near 9 Mile Road when someone opened fire from an SUV and then sped away from the scene.

The motorcyclist was hit in his upper torso and then rushed to a hospital. He did not survive.

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