Inkster Fatal Shooting, Suspect In Custody
Further Information via Michigan State Police: Preliminary Investigation revealed that the victim and suspect got into argument over a car in parking lot. The suspect got into a fist fight with victim and knocked the victim down.
The victims pistol fell out of his waistband and fell on the ground (victim has CPL). The victim picked up his gun and walked towards suspect. The suspect fired several rounds, striking and killing the victim.
The suspect is in custody and his weapon had been seized. The victim is a 34 year old male from Dearborn. Family notifications have been made. Interviews are pending with witnesses and suspect.
Inkster, Mi: 2:58PM January 19, 2019 – Inkster Police were called to the Marathon Gas Station @ 28474 Michigan Ave earlier today on reports of a shooting.
Dispatch audio suggests an AT&T employee was involved in the shooting, but that information isn’t clear on whether they were the shooter or the victim.
The shooter was described as being armed and wearing a yellow vest, last seen on Michigan Ave & Springhill, east of Middlebelt.
Arriving officers were able to detain 1 suspect matching the description on Michigan Ave & Springhill Ave.
The victim was pronounced dead on the scene by Inkster Fire.
MSP Special Investigation Detectives and troopers from Metro South were dispatched to the scene @ 3:25PM.
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