64-year-old arrested after man shot, woman sexually assaulted in Detroit, police say

Shooting victim in critical condition

A man wearing handcuffs.
A man wearing handcuffs.

DETROIT – A 64-year-old man was arrested overnight after he shot another man and sexually assaulted a woman in Detroit, police said.

The incident happened at 1:17 a.m. Friday (April 23) in the 9000 block of Whitmore Road, according to authorities.

A 53-year-old man was shot and is in critical condition, officials said.

A 49-year-old woman was sexually assaulted, according to police.

Officials said they took the 64-year-old man into custody in connection with the crimes.

Police believe the two men know each other, but it’s unclear how the 64-year-old man arrived at the scene.

No additional information has been revealed. Police continue to investigate.


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