1 Dead In Eastpointe Shooting
Eastpointe 3:45 AM June 14 2019: Eastpointe Police were called to the Oakwood Manor Senior Living complex early Friday morning on reports of shots fired. The complex is located @ 14825 Nehls between Hayes & Firwood.
Arriving Eastpointe Police units found a black Dodge Ram pickup behind the complex, it’s windows shot out and a body in the parking lot. The Dodge Ram was perched on top of a rock in the parking lot. The body of a 20-30 year old male; according to dispatch audio, had a Smith & Wesson 40 caliber automatic handgun in his hand. Dispatch audio suggests the handgun was registered in Detroit.
Medics did discover some vitals on the victim and transported him to St Johns Hospital where he died according to dispatch audio.
Witnesses describe a dark 4 door sedan with front end damage leaving the scene shortly after the shooting. One occupant of that vehicle was described as a skinny black male wearing shorts. Vehicle was last seen on Nehls with an unknown direction of travel.