DETROIT (WWJ) – Police in Detroit are searching for a gunman after two teens were shot following a basketball game on the city’s west side.
The shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. Friday across the street from near Old Redford Academy on Outer Drive near Southfield Road.
Shots rang out after a basketball game against Bradford High School had ended. Witnesses allegedly heard six gunshots fired.
An 18-year-old and 16-year-old were wounded in the shooting and taken to area hospitals. Both were last reported in temporary serious condition.
The shooter remains at large. He is described as a black male with a medium complexion and approximately 5’11” tall with a slim build. Witnesses say he was with four other black males.
It’s not yet clear if the teens were targeted, or if these were random shootings. An investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is urged to contact police at 313-267-4600.