Triple-shooting on Detroit’s west side injures 3-year-old girl

Victims include 27-year-old man, 3-year-old and 17-year-old girls

Police are looking for a man and a woman after a triple-shooting on Sept. 18, 2021.
Police are looking for a man and a woman after a triple-shooting on Sept. 18, 2021. (WDIV)

DETROIT – The two people wanted in connection with a Saturday evening triple-shooting on Detroit’s west side have turned themselves in Sunday at the Detroit Police Department’s Eighth Precinct.

According to authorities, the shooting happened at about 7:30 p.m. at a gas station, located near the intersection of Seven Mile Road and Ashton Avenue, just west of the Southfield Freeway. Police said shots were fired from a silver Chevrolet Malibu at a black Saturn, striking three people.

Police described the driver as a woman, about 5 feet, 3 inches tall. She was last seen wearing a jean jacket and tan shorts.

Police described the passenger as a man, about 5 feet, 7 inches tall. He has short dreadlocks or braids. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.

The Malibu left the gas station and pulled onto the Southfield Freeway Service Drive, where police said the passenger fired multiple shots.

Police said the victims were a 27-year-old man, a 3-year-old girl he was holding at the time and a 17-year-old girl. The 17-year-old girl is in critical condition, the other two victims are expected to OK.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Flanders with the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-5840.

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