Killer still unknown 6 years after 34-year-old man shot in Detroit: ‘He was everything to me’

Man killed in 3000 block of Bewick Street

Demetris Shepard (Crime Stoppers)

DETROIT – Demetris Shepard, also known as “Fuji,” was murdered on June 14, 2016 on Detroit’s east side, according to Crime Stoppers.

“He was everything to me and I miss him so much,” his sister said. “Ya’ll took somebody from us. He would’ve gave you the shoes off his feet. Ya’ll don’t know how much ya’ll hurt us.”

He was standing outside of a home in the 3000 block of Bewick Street when someone in a gray Jeep Commander drove by and shot him. He was 34 years old.

“He was all I have. I loved my brother. It’s a big piece of me missing since my brother was gone. I know somebody knows something, I just hope somebody come forward and speak up,” his other sister said.

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