Detroit police seek gunman who shot 11-year-old in the chest, injured boy’s father and third victim

All three victims expected to survive triple shooting

A photo of the unknown man wanted for shooting a father and son.
A photo of the unknown man wanted for shooting a father and son. (Detroit Police Department)

DETROIT – Police are searching for a man wanted for shooting an 11-year-old boy in the chest Sunday and injuring the child’s father, in addition to a third person, on Detroit’s west side.

The shooting happened at about 8 a.m. on St. Marys Street, near Plymouth Road.

Police say the shooting took place after a black Chrysler 300 pulled up to a black Chevrolet Suburban.

Original Story: 11-year-old boy shot in the chest, father seriously injured in Detroit shooting

Authorities added that the suspected gunman got out of the passenger side of the black Chrysler 300 and started shooting at the black Chevy Suburban.

After the shooting, the gunman fled the scene north on St. Marys Street

The 33-year-old father was shot in the leg, police said in an earlier report.

In addition to the father and son, another man in the Suburban was shot.

The third victim was in his 30s and ran from the vehicle during the shooting, police say.

All three victims are expected to survive.

Police describe the suspect as Black and slim with a dark brown complexion and short hair.

He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, stone washed two-tone jeans and black and white gym shoes.

He is considered to be armed and dangerous.

No description of the Chrysler 300 driver is available.

On Monday, Detroit police released video footage of the incident. You can watch it below.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-5640 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up.


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The suspect is seen here getting out of the black Chrysler 300. (Detroit Police Department)
The black Chrysler 300 the suspect was inside of before shooting three people. (Detroit Police Department)

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