1 killed, 2 injured in shootout near Detroit Riverfront, police say

Details about shooting, individuals not yet provided

According to Detroit police, a shooting occurred at around 2:30 a.m. in the area of Joseph Campau Avenue and Atwater Street. Officials say an argument between two groups of people led to a shootout that killed one person and injured two others.

DETROIT – A man was killed and two people were injured in a shootout early Wednesday morning that happened near the Detroit Riverfront on the city’s east side.

According to Detroit police, a shooting occurred at around 2:30 a.m. in the area of Joseph Campau Avenue and Atwater Street. Officials say an argument between two groups of people led to a shootout that killed one person and injured two others.

Officials say a man was shot and killed outside of his vehicle. Less than a mile away from the shooting, Detroit police conducted a traffic stop of another vehicle and discovered a man and a woman both suffering from gunshot wounds in the car.

Footage from the scene can be seen in the video player above.

Information from sources indicates that the argument may have been related to a drug transaction. Police say the man and woman who were injured in the shooting have been taken into custody while investigators work to determine what happened.

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

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