Detroit police seek vehicle in connection with fatal October shooting on Fenkell Avenue

Police looking for newer model silver Chevy Impala

Detroit police are seeking the public's help in identifying a vehicle wanted in connection with a fatal shooting on city's west side. (Detroit Police Department)

DETROIT – Police are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate a vehicle wanted in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred last month on Detroit’s west side.

The shooting occurred on Oct. 9 in the 18000 block of Fenkell Avenue.

Police said that at about 1:55 p.m., the 48-year-old victim was driving southbound on Southfield Freeway in a 2005 burgundy Ford Escape. The victim exited the freeway at Grand River and Fenkell avenues and stopped at a traffic light when a newer model silver Chevy Impala pulled alongside him and fired shots.

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Police said the driver of the Impala fled the area, traveling westbound on Grand River Avenue and then turning left onto northbound Avon Road.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detroit Police Department’s Homicide Detective Johnell White at 313-596-2395 or Crime Stoppers at 800-Speak Up.

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