25-year-old found dead in car after shooting on Detroit’s west side

Man found dead in driver’s seat of car

The driver's seat of a car. (Pexels)

DETROIT – A 25-year-old man was found dead overnight after a shooting on Detroit’s west side, officials said.

The shooting happened at 12:08 a.m. Friday (April 23) in the 16400 block of Belton Street, according to authorities.

Detroit police said they received a report of shots fired in the area, and when they arrived, they found the man dead in the driver’s seat of a car.

Right now, they have no information on who is responsible for the shooting. Police are continuing to investigate.


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