70-year-old man shot in Detroit overnight by unknown person

Victim in stable condition

Police say the shooting happened at around 3:15 a.m. Tuesday in the area of West 8 Mile Road and Schaefer.
Police say the shooting happened at around 3:15 a.m. Tuesday in the area of West 8 Mile Road and Schaefer. (Pexels stock image)

DETROIT – A 70-year-old man was shot in Detroit overnight on Tuesday, according to police.

Police say the shooting happened at around 3:15 a.m. Tuesday in the area of West 8 Mile Road and Schaefer.

The elderly man was inside a black Toyota Camry when an unknown person pulled up next to him and started shooting, police say. Police did not provide additional information on the shooter.

Currently, the victim is in stable condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-1240.

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