5 Shootings In 5 Hours, 2 Fatal
Detroit: Shots rang out in Detroit Wednesday night and Thursday morning, wounding 5 people, 2 of them fatally. 2 children shot, 1 of them fatally.
Rossini & Redmond-Non Fatal
At 10:13PM Thursday evening, Detroit Police responded to Rossini & Redmond on Detroit’s east side on reports of a shooting. Officer’s from the 9th Precinct discovered 1 with a gunshot wound. DEMS Medic 13 conveyed the victim to St John Hospital. At the time of this writing this shooting remains a non-fatal.
Nett St & Van Dyke-Non Fatal (Child)
Detroit’s East Side: At 10:36PM, DPD’s 11th Precinct responded to Arcola & Eldon on reports of a shooting. Arriving officers discovered the child had been privately conveyed to St John Hospital. Investigation of this incident revealed the shooting took place at Nett St & Van Dyke. Dispatch audio suggests 2 vehicles were exchanging shots at each other in the 7400 block of Nett St when the child, sitting in a car seat inside her mother’s Dodge Charger, was struck by gunfire. The child is listed as being in temp-serious condition.
DPD looking to find Brandon Johnson Person, the person of interest in the 3-year-old’s shooting.
Brandon Johnson Person
W Warren & Southfield-Non Fatal
Detroit’s West Side: At 11:40PM Wednesday DPD officers were dispatched to W Warren & Southfield, near the Shell Gas Station on reports of a shooting. The caller stated her boyfriend had been shot in the face. DEMS Medic 5 was also dispatched and conveyed 1 male with a gunshot wound. At the time of this writing this remains as a non fatal shooting.
Birwood & Margareta-Fatal (Child)
Detroit’s West Side: At 12:53AM officers from the 12th Precinct were dispatched to the 18600 block of Birwood on reports of a 4 year old male shot. Arriving officers discovered the 4 year old child suffering from 2 gunshot wounds. DEMS Medic 18, along with DEMS Supervisors 1103 & 1105 were dispatched to the scene.
DEMS Medic 18 conveyed the child to Sinai-Grace Hospital in grave condition. Dispatch audio suggests the child was inside a residence on Birwood when someone started firing shots into the dwelling, striking the child twice. Witnesses on the scene suggest the shooter(s) may have been driving a gray Chevy Astro or GMC Safari van, last seen fleeing west on Margareta.
The child was pronounced deceased at Sinai-Grace Hospital.
Detroit Police Dispatch Audio
Superior & Chrysler-Fatal
Detroit’s East Side: At 2:42AM Thursday morning, officers from DPD’s 3rd Precinct were dispatched to the scene of a shots fired call in the area of Superior & Chrysler. Upon arrival officers discovered a male had been shot inside a white vehicle near the rear of 1047 Superior. DEMS Medic 8 was also dispatched to the scene. Dispatch audio suggests the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. No further information on this fatal shooting.
Detroit Police Dispatch Audio
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