16-year-old killed while walking to Detroit gas station with group of teens

Suspected shooter’s description is unknown

The vehicle of the suspect in a fatal shooting on July 3, 2021.
The vehicle of the suspect in a fatal shooting on July 3, 2021. (WDIV)

DETROIT – A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot while walking to a Detroit gas station with a group of teens at about 2 a.m. Saturday.

According to authorities, it happened on Linwood Street, near West Grand Boulevard. Police said a red Chevrolet Impala pulled up and someone inside fired shots at the victim.

A photo of the suspected shooter’s vehicle can be seen above.

Police said the Impala is missing a rim on the front passenger tire. The suspected shooter’s description is unknown.

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

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