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Shooting at party in Inkster leads to deadly crash in Dearborn Heights

Shooting victims involved in deadly crash on way to hospital

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. – At least two people were shot in Inkster early Wednesday morning in a neighborhood near Henry Ruff and Michigan Avenue.

The later led to a deadly crash on Ford Road near Inkster Road in Dearborn Heights.

Michigan State Police said troopers were dispatched about 4:20 a.m. to the 30000 block of Carlysle Street in Inkster on the report of a shooting. Police said there was a party going on with a large group of people. Two unknown males approached the party and fired multiple rounds into the crowd, police said.

Three people were wounded by the gunfire. They were being taken to the hospital by others at the location.

The suspected shooters fled on foot to the south.

Shooting scene in Inkster
Shooting scene in Inkster

Police said a vehicle transferring two of the victims to a hospital was then involved in a crash on Ford Road near Inkster Road in Dearborn Heights. The driver ran a red light.

Sources said a woman was ejected from the vehicle and was killed. We’re told she was not one of the shooting victims.

The conditions of the shooting victims is unknown at this time.

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