Police investigate double shooting on Detroit’s east side; Security guard killed

Second security guard hospitalized

Police are investigating a double shooting on Detroit’s east side. The incident took place on Mt. Elliott Street and Mack Avenue at the Team Wellness Center, where people gather in search of assistance.

DETROIT – Police are investigating a double shooting on Detroit’s east side that left one security guard dead and another injured.

The shooting happened around 3 p.m. Wednesday (March 30) at the Team Wellness Center on Mack Avenue and Mt. Elliott Street in Detroit.

Police said a former patient of the facility was going through a screening process when he opened fire on two security guards.

Witnesses said one of the guards was shot multiple times in the head. One of the guards was pronounced dead and the other was rushed to a hospital.

Police believe they know who the shooter is. He is believed to have left the area walking north on Mt. Elliot Street.

Clients of the facility were asked to evacuate while police investigated.

Below is a statement from Team Wellness Center in Detroit Public Relations Director:

Police are investigating a double shooting on Detroit's east side. The incident took place on Mt. Elliott Street and Mack Avenue at the Team Wellness Center, where people gather in search of assistance.

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Brandon Carr is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit and has been with WDIV Local 4 since November 2021. Brandon is the 2015 Solomon Kinloch Humanitarian award recipient for Community Service.