Shooting On Detroit’s NE Side, 28 Nov 2018
Detroit: Detroit Police responded to Whitehill & Whittier @ 1212AM Wednesday morning on reports of a man with a gunshot wound. The female 911 caller said her boyfriend had been shot.
Officers from the 9th Precinct responded and found 1 male victim @ Whittier & Whitehill. Initial reports indicated the shooting took place at the Shamrock gas station at Houston-Whittier & Hayes but officers soon discovered the shooting took place in the 11600 block of Whittier.
A witness that was with the victim stated they entered the Shamrock gas station @ Hayes & Houston-Whittier and a silver vehicle, of unknown make, model or plate, also entered the gas station. The witness stated as they left the station, they were followed by 1 suspect eastbound on Whittier towards Riad. The witness was unable to match the shooter to the silver vehicle.
The shooting took place in the 11600 block of Whittier, just west of Riad.
The shooter is described as a Black male, dark complected and wearing a dark jacket. Shooter ran from the shooting scene westbound on Whittier.
The victim was conveyed to St John’s Hospital by Detroit EMS in unknown condition. The Detroit Police have secured the scene of the shooting on the 11600 block of Whittier and an investigation is ongoing.
No further information on the shooting is available at this time.