Police search for former MSU basketball star in connection with fatal Detroit shooting

Police consider suspected gunman armed and dangerous

Keith Appling
Keith Appling (WDIV)

DETROIT – Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Keith Appling in connection with a fatal shooting that happened Saturday evening on Detroit’s west side.

Update: Former MSU basketball star Keith Appling named by Detroit police as murder suspect

According to authorities, in the 13200 block of Whitcomb, a 66-year-old man got into an argument with a 29-year-old man, which turned physical. Police said the 29-year-old fired multiple gunshots, killing the 66-year-old.

Police said the gunman fled in a tan Buick Regal.

Authorities identified the suspected gunman as Keith Appling. They consider him armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up.

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Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Keith Appling in connection to a fatal shooting that happened Saturday evening on Detroit’s west side.
Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Keith Appling in connection to a fatal shooting that happened Saturday evening on Detroit’s west side.

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