Detroit police, FBI provide update on July Fourth shooting that killed 2, injured 3
DETROIT Detroit Police Assistant Chief Levally and members of the FBI held a news briefing on Thursday to provide an update on a quintuple shooting of a family that occurred on the Fourth of July. Three unknown vehicles allegedly drove past the familys vehicle while in the 8300 block of Homer Street in Detroit. We believe the darker color SUV is the one that fired shots into the vehicle.Police initially reported that only a 39-year-old woman was killed in the shooting. Officials say officers were targeted in a drive-by shooting in the area of Telegraph and McNichols roads. Read more here: Detroit police officers targeted in drive-by shooting: They wanted to shoot at policeRelated: Ongoing dispute led to quadruple Pontiac shooting that killed 3 men, police say
Torch Lake sandbar listed as probable coronavirus (COVID-19) exposure site
RAPID CITY, Mich. The Torch Lake sandbar has been listed as a possible coronavirus (COVID-19) exposure site after a large number of people gathered there over the Fourth of July weekend. Anyone who visited the potential exposure site last weekend is being asked to monitor themselves for COVID-19 symptoms, which can develop up to 14 days after exposure. To get tested for COVID-19, contact your primary care physician or visit a no-cost testing site in Michigan. How easily the virus spreadsHow easily a virus spreads from person-to-person can vary. Some viruses are highly contagious (spread easily), like measles, while other viruses do not spread as easily.
Inkster teen drowns at Milan Beach in Monroe County, police report
MILAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. A 17-year-old boy accidentally drowned at Milan Beach on Saturday afternoon, police said. At around 5:48 p.m. the Monroe County Sheriffs Office responded to a 9-1-1 call reporting a boy was missing and had presumably drowned, officials said. Upon arrival the family of the teen, identified as Jorge Delgadillo-Flores of Inkster, told police that he had been struggling to swim before he went under water and they hadnt seen him since. The sheriffs dive team located the boy about 30 feet off shore near where he was last seen, officials said. Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to call 734-243-7070.