3 people killed in shooting on West Boston in Detroit, including mother of 7

2 men, 1 woman killed in shooting

3 killed in shooting on Detroit's west side
3 killed in shooting on Detroit's west side

DETROIT – Three people were killed in an early Friday morning shooting on Detroit’s west side.

It happened just before 2:30 a.m. at a home on West Boston Boulevard between Dexter and Broadstreet avenues.

Two men and a woman were killed. A man and a woman were found dead in the street. The other man was found dead in the home.

The woman has been identified as 32-year-old Janea Fletcher. She was a mother of seven children, ages 2-17.

“All I know is my daughter was in there. My daughter has seven children from the ages of 2 to 17, and now she dead,” said Fletcher’s mother.

Police did not release information about possible suspects.

“The circumstances pertaining to this incident are currently being investigated,” reads a statement from Detroit police. “Any with informations regarding this crime is encouraged to call Detroit Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up. Again, this is preliminary information and subject to change upon further investigation. No further information at this time.”

Janea Fletcher (WDIV)

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