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Police: Man Shot To Death After Telling Driver To Slow Down

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DETROIT (WWJ) – Detroit police are searching for the drive-by shooter who killed a 23-year-old man on the city’s west side.

The shooting happened around 8 p.m. Monday in the 13000 block of Braile, near W. Davison Avenue and I-96.

According to police, the victim was outside when a white truck drove past at a high rate of speed and he yelled at the driver to slow down.

A short time later, a red vehicle drove up to the victim and the driver began firing shots, police said.

The victim, whose name was not released, received a gunshot wound and died from his injuries.

The suspect is described only as a black male in his 30’s.

Anyone with information on the incident or the suspect is asked to contact Detroit Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 313-596-2260.

Tips can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP, online at www.1800speakup.org, or by texting “CSM” and your tip to CRIMES (274637).

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