Police: Deadly ‘love triangle’ shooting kills man in Southfield

Victim, gunman knew each other, police say

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened Thursday afternoon at a parking lot in Southfield.

According to authorities, the shooting happened at about 3:15 p.m. in the parking lot of a shopping center near Nine Mile and Greenfield roads. Police said both men knew each other and dated the same woman.

The two men were reportedly arguing over a piece of property the woman owns and police said the argument turned violent.

A 27-year-old man, of Taylor, was shot and rushed to a hospital, where he was in critical condition. He later died.

The suspected gunman, a 21-year-old Oak Park man, was taken into police custody. An accomplice, a 21-year-old Detroit man, also was taken into custody at 8 Mile and Greenfield roads.

Police recovered two guns.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call Southfield police at 248-796-5500.


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