cinco de mayo parade

Police close off area where a fatal shooting took place during the Cinco de Mayo parade in Mexicantown. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

Man Held After Deadly Cinco De Mayo Parade Shooting Released

Police say a 24-year-old man arrested following a fatal shooting during a Cinco de Mayo parade in Detroit has been released as the investigation continues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2014

A makeshift memorial marks a corner in southwest Detroit where a 19-year-old man was shot and killed during the city's annual Cinco de Mayo parade. (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit Police Prepare For Gang Retaliation After Deadly Shooting At Cinco De Mayo Parade

Police have increased their presence in southwest Detroit, preparing for possible gang retaliation following a fatal shooting at Sunday’s Cinco de Mayo parade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2014

Members of the Star Dance Academy, including Felicity Sosa, 8, make final adjustments and preparations before taking the stage at the annual Cinco De Mayo festival off the Lovington Highway May 5, 2007 in Hobbs, New Mexico.  (Photo by Rick Scibelli/Getty Images)

Cinco De Mayo Parade Sunday

Gloria Rocha, vice president of the Mexican Patriotic Committee of Metro Detroit talked about the popularity of Cinco De Mayo in America, saying it’s more popular here than in Mexico. And it’s beyond popular in metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2012