(Detroit-WWJ) Separate shooting incidents on Detroit’s east side and in Highland Park Wednesday left four people dead and an off-duty police officer wounded.

Police found the bodies of two women and a man inside a Chevrolet Malibu with Ohio license plates in the 17 thousand block of Orleans, near Six Mile and I-75.  All three had been shot to death, according to Detroit Police Lt. Dwayne Blackman.

A motive is unclear. Police are searching for suspects. At least one person in the neighborhood reported hearing gunshots.

In Highland Park, one person was killed in a shooting at Hamilton and Grand Avenue. An off-duty police officer was recovering at Detroit Receiving Hospital from a gunshot wound to the leg.

Police have not discussed a motive for the shooting.

(Copyright 2011, WWJ Newsradio 950. All Rights Reserved.)

  1. Primetime Editorials says:

    detroit is at war
    more people died in detroit today than in libya
    so sad

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