31-year-old man fatally shot on Detroit’s east side, police seek suspect

Police have identified the suspect as Levertis Riley IV

Police are looking for Levertis Riley IV, who was last seen in a silver Buick LeSabre or Park Avenue with no license plate.
Police are looking for Levertis Riley IV, who was last seen in a silver Buick LeSabre or Park Avenue with no license plate. (WDIV)

DETROIT – A 31-year-old man was killed Friday morning during a shooting on the city’s east side.

According to authorities, the shooting happened at about 10:40 a.m. at an apartment complex located near the intersection of Outer Drive and Rolyat Street. Police said the suspected gunman fled the location in an older silver Buick LeSabre or Park Avenue with another man.

Police said officers performed CPR on the victim until medics arrived, who transported him to a hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

Detroit police identified the suspect as 36-year-old Levertis Riley IV. Police consider him armed and dangerous.

The Buick had no license plate and had a large dent on the driver’s side quarter panel.

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

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