Man killed in shootout after targeting Detroit officers at late-night crime scene, chief says
A man was shot and killed by Detroit police after he targeted officers as they investigated a scene where five people were shot, led police on a 100 mph chase and instigated multiple shootouts, according to the chief.
1 hurt, 1 in custody after stimulus check argument leads to shooting in Detroit, police say
The scene of a shooting that stemmed from an argument over a stimulus check on March 16, 2021, in Detroit. DETROIT – One person is hurt and one was taken into custody after an argument over a stimulus check led to a shooting in Detroit, authorities said. Detroit officials said a 53-year-old man and a 31-year-old man got into an argument over a stimulus check. Officials said the 53-year-old man is currently in temporary serious condition. The scene of a shooting that stemmed from an argument over a stimulus check on March 16, 2021, in Detroit.
Man in critical condition after assault on Detroit’s west side
DETROIT – Police are looking for a man wanted in connection to an assault that happened early Sunday morning. According to authorities, a 39-year-old man and a 29-year-old man had an argument inside a home located near the intersection of West McNichols Road and Le Salle Avenue when the 29-year-old picked up an object and struck the other man multiple times, injuring him before he left. The 39-year-old man was taken to a hospital, where he is listed in critical condition. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-1240 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up. More: Detroit Crime News
Bodies of teen girl, 21-year-old man found shot in Detroit yard
DETROIT – Police are investigating the death of a 17-year-old girl and 21-year-old man whose bodies were found hidden in someone’s backyard. ORIGINAL STORY: Teenage girl, 21-year-old man found shot to death on Detroit’s west side, police say“It’s just very very sad that the world has come to killing our young folks,” said a neighbor wishing not to be named. “Everybody watches out for everybody here so this is really shocking, really shocking.”The names of the two found dead have yet to be released. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up. More: Detroit Crime News
Detroit police: 19-year-old killed, 2 others wounded in shooting
DETROIT – Detroit police said a 19-year-old man has been killed and two other people were injured in a shooting. Police said the incident happened at about 6:45 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Gratiot Avenue and McNichols Road. Police said a man, unknown age, sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound and is hospitalized, and a 21-year-old man sustained a grazing wound. Police are investigating the circumstances of the shooting. More: Detroit crime news
Family memorializes Detroit DJ Slick B on anniversary of his death
DETROIT – On Feb. 7, 2020, a popular Detroit DJ with a growing following was killed in an armed robbery outside of a place where he was set to perform. The family of Byron Gilbert, also known as DJ Slick B, gathered Sunday to keep his memory alive and to renew the push to find his killer on the anniversary of his death. READ: Family pleads for answers after popular Detroit DJ murdered“Everywhere I go, people always have nothing but good things to say about my son,” said Nytosha Gilbert-Scott. He didn’t deserve what happened to him.”Friends, family members and fans released balloons in his memory. WATCH: Detroit police say video shows men responsible for killing DJ Slick BAd“I know somebody know who these two guys are,” Gilbert-Scott said.
Part of SB I-75 closed in Detroit through Thursday morning
DETROIT – Southbound lanes on I-75 will be closed on Detroit’s west side overnight Wednesday, Feb. 3 and into the morning of Thursday, Feb. 4, officials say. UPDATE -- 3:40 p.m.: All southbound lanes on I-75 are now open after Seven Mile Road. UPDATE -- 3:11 p.m.: Only the right lane on southbound I-75 after Seven Mile Road remains closed Thursday afternoon. UPDATE -- 2 p.m.: Southbound I-75 was open Thursday afternoon along this stretch, however traffic was backed up. Southbound I-75 lanes between Seven Mile and E. McNichols roads will be closed through Thursday morning due to bridge repairs.
Detroit fast-food workers join protests across US aimed at raising federal minimum wage
DETROIT – The battle over the minimum wage heated up Friday. A Fight for $15 rally took place at a McDonald’s near the intersection of Livernois Avenue and West McNichols Road on Detroit’s west side. They want the minimum wage to increase to $15 an hour. Demonstrators want the incoming Joe Biden administration to raise the federal minimum wage within Biden’s first 100 days of taking office. The federal minimum wage hasn’t been raised since July 2009.
2 men shot, woman killed in shooting on Detroit’s west side
DETROIT – Police are investigating a Friday morning shooting that injured two men and killed a woman. A 26-year-old man and a 31-year-man are expected to survive, but a 27-year-old woman was killed. Police said the suspected gunman got into a black Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van Limo, which went eastbound on McNichols Road and then south on the Southfield Service Drive. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up. More: Detroit Crime News
Police situation unfolding on Detroit’s east side
Published: November 27, 2020, 5:02 am Updated: November 27, 2020, 7:17 amDETROIT – Police from multiple departments have set up a perimeter on Detroit’s east side early Friday morning. The heavy police presence is happening at Gitre Avenue and E. McNichols Road. Highland Park, Detroit and Michigan State police are currently at the scene. Stay with Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit as we share updates on this developing story. More: Local News
Michigan State Police investigating after woman reports being shot at on Southfield Freeway
Detroit – Michigan State Police are investigating a shooting that happened on the Southfield Freeway near McNichols Road on Saturday at 4 a.m. Troopers were dispatched to northbound M-10 and Evergreen Road after a woman reported being shot at. The suspect pulled next to the victim and fired two rounds at her vehicle. The suspect vehicle is described as white Suburban or Yukon with tinted windows. READ: More freeway shooting coverage
2 men in serious condition after parking lot shooting on Detroit’s west side
DETROIT – Two men are in serious condition after being shot in a parking lot on Detroit’s west side early Sunday morning. Detroit police say at about 2 a.m. two men were sitting in a vehicle in the 18100 block of W. McNichols Road when someone reportedly walked up and shot both of them. The victims, 35 and 26 years old, were taken to the hospital and listed in temporary serious condition. The identity of the shooter is unknown at this time, according to police. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department’s Eighth Precinct at 313-596-5840 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.
Detroit police arrest man who allegedly shot at vehicle and officers
During the incident a man allegedly fired shots at a vehicle and then officers. Original Story: Detroit police search east side neighborhood for man who shot at officersPolice say at about 2:30 p.m. Friday officers responded to a complaint that a man fired multiple shots at a vehicle in the area of Kennebec and Gunston streets. While officers were talking with the complainant, officials say the suspected shooter drove by them in a Black Chrysler 300. Police say officers were pursuing the fleeing suspect on foot when he allegedly fired multiple shots at the officers and continued running. The Chrysler 300 was later found unoccupied in the 600 block of Farmbrook Street, officials said.
Police investigating potential road rage shooting on Southfield Freeway
DETROIT – There have been at least 18 shootings on Metro Detroit freeways since June. The driver told police his car was shot multiple times by someone in a Maserati somewhere between McNichols and Eight Mile roads. That’s when the victim claims the Maserati driver fired shots and fled northbound. Lt. Mike Shaw with Michigan State Patrol urges drivers to avoid engaging in arguments while on the road. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Michigan State Police Metro South Post at 734-287-500.
One man killed in shooting on Detroit’s west side
DETROIT – One man was killed and another man was injured in a shooting on Detroit’s west side on Tuesday, Detroit police said. Police said the two men were sitting inside the vehicle in a driveway near Fielding Street when a gunman opened fire. Police said the vehicle was parked in front of the home of one of the victims. You can watch the video of Tim Pamplin’s full story above.
Mother of disabled man shot, killed outside Highland Park restaurant urges public to help catch gunman
HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. – Police are still looking for a gunman wanted in the deadly shooting of a 39-year-old man outside of a Highland Park Coney Island restaurant that occurred in August. “Me and my family have a $10,000 reward,” said the victim’s mother, Deanna Hill. Highland Park police weren’t able to comment on the investigation. It’s unclear why the gunman was with Hill when they got to Highland Park that night in August. Anyone with information related to this case is urged to contact the Highland Park Police Department at 313-852-7338.
Man breaks computer monitor at Detroit store after arguing over phone bill, police say
DETROIT – Police are looking for a person wanted in connection with a malicious destruction of property on Detroit’s west side. Police said the culprit became irate, threatened the employee and broke a computer monitor before leaving the store. He was last seen wearing a white shirt and black pants. Anyone who recognizes him or knows of his whereabouts is asked to contact the Detroit Police Station at 313-596-5840 or 313-596-5855, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up. More: Detroit crime news
ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020
DETROIT Shots were fired at Detroit police officers Thursday morning during a traffic stop along Telegraph Road near McNichols Road on the citys west side. WATCH Local 4 News at 11Metro Detroit weather: Thunderstorm chances last into weekendSummer is screaming, Im not gone yet!Thunderstorm chances will last into the weekend, accompanied by a warm and humid Friday finish. Marvin L. Winans with Perfecting Church in Detroit is known nationwide for his music and preaching. A big decision in federal court could mean big money for the city of Flint in the future. A federal judge opened the door to residents being able to take legal action against the federal government over the Flint water crisis.
2 men, 14-year-old girl taken into custody accused of targeting DPD officers
DETROIT – Shots were fired at Detroit police officers Thursday morning during a traffic stop along Telegraph Road near McNichols Road on the city’s west side. Police said the group taken into custody were looking for officers to shoot. ORIGINAL STORY: Detroit police officers targeted in drive-by shooting: ‘They wanted to shoot at police’According to authorities, the officers were targeted at about about 3:30 a.m. during a traffic stop by two men and a 14-year-old girl. While handling the traffic stop, police said they found weapons in the car when a white Kia Sorento drove by and someone inside fired several shots at the officers. The car turned around and fired more shots as it drove by a second time.
Detroit police officers targeted in drive-by shooting: ‘They wanted to shoot at police'
DETROIT – Shots were fired at Detroit police officers Thursday morning during a traffic stop along Telegraph Road near McNichols Road on the city’s west side. At about 3:30 a.m., Detroit police officers were working to make a traffic stop. Detroit police officers were targeted in a shooting Aug. 27, 2020 along Telegraph Road. The vehicle was wanted in connection to a shooting that targeted police officers along Telegraph Road that morning. Telegraph Road remained shut down during the investigation Thursday morning.
ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- Aug. 27, 2020
Police said one of the individuals involved was driving around and asking people where they could find officers to shoot. Whitmer for Michigan nursing home data to see if COVID-19 response warrants investigationThe Justice Department is asking Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for Michigan nursing home data linked to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak as part of an effort to find out if the states response warrants a federal investigation. Number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in children continues to riseAs students in some states head back to in-person school, a recent series of reports show the number of COVID-19 cases in children and teens is climbing. The state reported its highest one-day testing total with more than 41,000 diagnostic tests on Aug. 21.
Police seek gunman in fatal Highland Park Coney Island restaurant shooting
HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. – Police are investigating a fatal shooting at a Highland Park Coney Island restaurant located in the 17000 block of Hamilton Avenue. According to authorities, the shooting happened at about 7:30 a.m. Friday at Parkside Coney Island restaurant. Sources told Local 4 the gunman is in his mid- to late-20s. He was seen running south toward Hill Avenue wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and tan pants. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Highland Park Police Department at 313-852-7338.
Detroit police seek man wanted in connection with hit-and-run on citys west side
DETROIT Police are seeking assistance to identify and locate a man wanted in connection with a hit-and-run incident in Detroit on March 1. He is described as a Black man with a light complexion and was last seen wearing a black track jacket with white stripes on the sleeves, tan pants and tan boots. The Detroit Police Department provided the following images of the wanted man and vehicle in question:Detroit police are seeking assistance to identify and locate a man (circled) wanted in connection with a critical hit-and-run on March 1, 2020. (Detroit Police Department)Detroit police are seeking assistance to identify and locate a man wanted in connection with a critical hit-and-run on March 1, 2020. (Detroit Police Department)Detroit police are seeking assistance to identify and locate a man wanted in connection with a critical hit-and-run on March 1, 2020.
Mother wants police to catch group of teens attacking younger girls near park on Detroits east side
DETROIT A local mother is speaking for the first time since a 12-year-old was jumped at McNichols Road and Bradford Avenue on Detroits east side. On Monday, these little girls, high school kids, running up on little bitty middle school kids, wanting to fight them, a local mother said. On Monday, my daughter and her friends were at the park, these little high school girls, they didnt know them. They got mad because one of the little girls said they look like a man, the mother said. The victims mother said she filed a police report.
Family mourns life of 24-year-old killed on Detroits west side in violent 4th of July weekend
DETROIT It was an extremely violent July the 4th weekend in the motor city. Multiple shootings from all over but the crime really hits home for a father who says his son was killed just trying to celebrate the Holiday. Of the deceased, 24-year-old Martini Owens Jr.He was a good kid. He wasnt here for 20 minutes before they took my sons life, cried Martini Jrs Mother, Dianna Sloan. Martinis parents Dianna Sloan and Martini Owens Senior were among the many paying their respects to the victims in a candlelight vigil.
2 killed, 4 injured in shooting during Detroit gathering
DETROIT – Two people were killed and four were injured during a shooting in Detroit early Sunday morning, police said. Officials say at around 2:16 a.m. the six victims were at a gathering near San Juan Drive and McNichols Road when shots were fired by an unknown suspect or suspects. Two men, 21 and 24 years old, were fatally shot. Officials say the other four victims -- two men and two women between the ages of 20-30 -- were taken to the hospital and treated for non-fatal injuries. Anyone with information can contact the Detroit Police Homicide Unit at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.
Woman in serious condition after drive-by Detroit shooting
DETROIT – A 21-year-old woman was injured in a drive-by shooting early Saturday morning. Police say around 2:03 a.m. the woman was at a gathering in the area of West McNichols and Meyers roads when an unknown vehicle drove by and someone inside fired shots, striking the woman. She was taken to the hospital and listed in temporary serious condition, police said. This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information can contact Detroit Police Department’s Twelfth Precinct at 313-596-1240 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak UpMORE: Local News
Detroit police search for man connected to fatal stabbing on citys west side
DETROIT Detroit police are seeking assistance to identify and locate a man involved in a fatal stabbing incident that occurred on May 14. The suspect is described as an Asian man who is 5 feet, 3 inches tall with a medium build. The man was seen wearing a black hat, black bandana face covering, black hoodie under a dark jacket, black jogging pants, white gym shoes and a black backpack. Anyone with information can contact the Detroit Police Departments Homicide Unit at 313-596-2260 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-SPEAK-UP. Below is a video of the suspect provided by the Detroit Police Department:MORE: Local News
Detroit police seeking help to identify driver of fatal hit and run on west side
DETROIT – Detroit police are seeking help to identify a suspect driving a vehicle wanted in connection to a fatal hit and run last Thursday. Police say a 69-year-old man was fatally struck by a vehicle while riding his bike around 11 a.m. in the area of San Juan Drive and West McNichols Road. The unknown suspect fled the scene in a silver 2003 BMW (pictured below). Anyone with information is asked to contact Detroit Police Department’s Fatal Squad Unit Precinct at 313-596-2260 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-SPEAK-UP. Detroit police are seeking help to identify the driver of a 2003 silver BMW (pictured here) in connection to a fatal hit and run that occurred last week on the city's west side.
Car hits patch of ice on Southfield Freeway exit ramp, crashes through garage
DETROIT – A car hit a patch of ice on the Southfield Freeway exit ramp at McNichols Road and crashed through a garage, officials said. A man and a woman were inside the car, which was heading south on the Southfield Freeway, police said. When the car was getting off at the McNichols exit, it hit a patch of ice and went off the roadway, according to authorities. The car crashed through a fence, a garage and another fence before coming to rest in a yard, police said. Officials said the man and woman from inside the car are getting checked out, but they don’t appear to have any serious injuries.
Video shows gunman standing through sunroof during Highland Park road rage incident
HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. - Wild video shows a gunman standing through a truck's sunroof to fire shots during a road rage incident in Highland Park. Police said it happened Friday at 3 a.m. in a strip club parking lot in the area of Woodward Avenue and McNichols Road. Police are still trying to figure out if anyone was injured. A Land Rover and a pickup truck were going north on Woodward Avenue when the Land Rover pulled into the strip club parking lot and the pickup followed. The gunman opened fire before the vehicle sped off.
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DETROIT - Here's what is coming up on Local 4 News at 11:Hurricane DorianThe historic and catastrophic storm has caused several fatalities in the Bahamas. Santo Williams murderThe investigation into the death of a man killed while trying to break up a fight at a Detroit nightclub in June continues. Fatal crashThe SUV crashed into a tree near McNichols Road and Gunston Street. Dangerous appsPredators are taking advantage of chat features in gaming apps aimed at children and teenagers. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Closures this weekend on southbound Lodge Freeway in Detroit
DETROIT - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is closing southbound M-10 (Loge Freeway) at Wyoming Avenue, south of McNichols Road in Detroit, for work on the Wyoming Avenue bridge over the freeway. Since this work will require more time than a normal weekend closure, both closures will begin at 10 a.m. each Friday and will reopen by 5 a.m. the following Monday. Lane closures will begin near 7 Mile Road on southbound M-10 to direct all three lanes of traffic to the Wyoming Avenue exit. Drivers will be able to cross Wyoming Avenue and re-enter southbound M-10. Schedule:First weekend closure:Starts 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2019Ends 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, 2019Second weekend closure:Starts 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2019Ends 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26, 2019Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Closures this weekend on southbound Lodge Freeway in Detroit
DETROIT – The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is closing southbound M-10 (Loge Freeway) at Wyoming Avenue, south of McNichols Road in Detroit, for work on the Wyoming Avenue bridge over the freeway. Since this work will require more time than a normal weekend closure, both closures will begin at 10 a.m. each Friday and will reopen by 5 a.m. the following Monday. Lane closures will begin near 7 Mile Road on southbound M-10 to direct all three lanes of traffic to the Wyoming Avenue exit. Drivers will be able to cross Wyoming Avenue and re-enter southbound M-10. Schedule:First weekend closure:Starts 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2019Ends 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, 2019Second weekend closure: