Macomb County man arrested after 1 killed, 4 hurt in Detroit shooting

1 person in critical condition

The scene of an Aug. 6, 2022, shooting at Saratoga and Gratiot avenues in Detroit. (WDIV)

DETROIT – A Macomb County man was arrested over the weekend after one person was killed and four others were injured in a shooting on Detroit’s east side, police said.

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The shooting happened around 10:45 a.m. Saturday (Aug. 6) in the area of Saratoga and Gratiot avenues, according to authorities.

Officials said they were called to a scene known for illegal narcotics and found five people with gunshot wounds.

One man died from his injuries, police said. One person is in critical condition, and three others are expected to make a full recovery, according to officials.

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“It is sad to say, but Detroit is not immune to mass shootings,” Detroit police Chief James White said. “We understand these numbers help make national media headlines, but to us, each one represents a person who is someone’s mother or father, a son or daughter, a loved one, or a friend.”

A man from Macomb County was taken into custody, authorities said.

Police believe they recovered the gun that was used in the shooting.

The investigation continues.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Detroit Police Homicide at 313-596-2260, or Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP to remain anonymous.


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