1 killed, 1 hurt in shooting outside Lincoln Park store

Police seek shooter who fled the scene

Police are investigating a deadly shooting in Lincoln Park early Wednesday morning.

LINCOLN PARK, Mich. – One person has been killed and another has been critically injured following a shooting Tuesday night outside of a smoke shop in Lincoln Park, police say.

According to authorities, at about 8:50 p.m., two people were struck by gunfire at a smoke shop on Southfield Road near Applewood Avenue. One of the individuals, a 39-year-old resident from River Rouge, reportedly died at the scene. The other injured person was taken to the hospital and is in serious, officials said.

Police say the suspected shooter fired a weapon at the victims’ vehicle outside of the store. It is unclear how many shots were fired.

The suspected shooter reportedly fled the scene, heading toward Ecorse following the shooting. Police believe the two victims were targeted, and that this was “not a random incident.”

No other details have been provided at this time. This is an ongoing investigation.

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