Detroit police searching for 2 people in connection to double shooting on city’s east side

A 19-year-old and 46-year-old were injured in the shooting

Police are searching for two people in connection to a double shooting on Detroit’s east side.
Police are searching for two people in connection to a double shooting on Detroit’s east side. (WDIV)

DETROIT – Police are searching for two people wanted in connection to a double shooting on Detroit’s east side.

According to the Detroit Police Department, the shooting happened at about 4:45 p.m. Friday, April 23, in the 10000 block of Mack Avenue. Police said a 19-year-old man inside the building exchanged words with one of the suspects, leading to the suspect pulling out a gun and shooting the victim.

A 46-year-old man, who police said was a bystander, was also shot. A third person was reported to have sustained a gunshot. However, further investigation indicated that that person was not shot but did was injured during the incident.

The suspect fled the area with a second person who was also armed with a weapon.

Police said the 19-year-old and 46-year-old victims were taken to a hospital and both listed in stable condition.

Both suspects are between 18-20 years old, according to police.

Police said the man who fired the shots is described as 5 feet 7 inches tall, 150 pounds and medium complexion. He was wearing a black hoodie -- red stripe on each shoulder and red writing on the front -- tan-colored pants, black and white shoes and a black face mask.

The second suspect is described as between 5 feet 9 inches and 5 feet 11 inches tall, 170 pounds, medium complexion with short-medium dreads. Police said he was wearing a black short with white lettering on the front, black and green camouflage pants, purple gym shoes and has multiple tattoos on both arms.


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