DETROIT (WWJ) – Detroit police are looking for a suspect in the early morning shooting death of a U.S. Naval Officer on the city’s west side.

About 2:30 a.m. Friday, 24 year-old Terrence Hill was sitting in his car on Manor Street near Seven Mile when someone walked up and demanded what police say was a personal item.

Hill was shot in the chest. He was declared dead at the scene.

Police are now searching for the suspect who fled the scene. The suspect is described as a black male in his 20’s with a dark complexion, 5’7” tall with a small build. He was wearing a black skull cap with a white line on it and dressed in all white. He is to be considered armed and dangerous.

Hill graduated from the Detroit School of Arts in 2006. He was stationed in Waukegan, Illinois, and was an artillery instructor for the Navy.

A cash reward of up to $2,500 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-SPEAK-UP. You can also submit a tip online at, or text “CSM” and your tip to CRIMES (274637).


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