Detroit Police, Fatal Shooting, Detroit's West Side

Police: Man Fatally Shot While Sitting In Car On Detroit’s West Side

DETROIT (WWJ) — Detroit police are seeking more information about a deadly shooting of a rapper on the city’s west side.

Police say a man, between 25 and 30 years old, was shot to death around 3:30 p.m. on Monday while inside a white Hyundai at Stoepel Street and Westfield Avenue, near I-96 and Livernois Avenue. The victim was reportedly shot in the right ear and right shoulder, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

WWJ Newsradio 950’s Charlie Langton has learned that the man is Roc of Detroit-based rap group Doughboyz Cashout. Police have not confirmed at this time the identity of the victim.

Family members, friends and neighbors gathered around the scene on Monday afternoon, expressing their sadness and shock of the news.

“Everybody was so surprised,” one local resident told WWJ Newsradio 950. “They couldn’t believe that someone they knew from the neighborhood, who also is famous and young, had been found dead in his car.”

Investigators don’t have any information about a suspect at this time.

Stay with WWJ Newsradio 950 and CBS Detroit for more updates as they become available.

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