Detroit crime

Injury to man shot with paint gun. (Family photo)

Man Shot By Paint Gun; Not The First ‘Paint Gun Drive-By Shooting’ According To Police

“It was really painful and for the first few moments, I thought I had bee shot by a real gun,” said the victim.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2015

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Shootings At Separate Block Party Ends With 5 Shot, 4 Teens Among Injured

The incident follows a shooting last week that left a 19-year-old gunman dead and 11 other people wounded at a block party.

CBS Detroit–06/29/2015

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Police: Woman, 2-Year-Old Shot After Argument Over Dogs

Police say a woman and her 2-year-old were shot on Detroit’s east side following an argument over neighborhood dogs.

CBS Detroit–06/22/2015

Suspect - James Meeks. (Police Booking Photo)

Suspect Arrested In Connection With Carjackings, Robbery In Detroit

James Meeks was arraigned Wednesday in connection with an armed robbery and two incidents of carjacking.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2015

Detroit Police Chief James Craig. FILE (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Officer Shot In Foot, Teen In Chin In Detroit Neighborhood

Police Chief James Craig says the officer returned fire and while doing so may have shot himself in the foot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2015

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Detroit Had Far Fewer Shootings Than Chicago This Weekend

“We get a lot of hate, too, but we get slightly less hate than Detroit,” said Mason Johnson, a Web content producer for CBS Chicago, who regularly delves into crime statistics.

CBS Detroit–05/18/2015

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3 Shot, Injured As Gunmen Fire Into Home On Detroit’s West Side

Police are searching for suspects in connection with three people injured when gunman fired into a home on Cathedral.

CBS Detroit–05/07/2015

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 19: Noel Gallagher presents the British Male Solo Artist award at The BRIT Awards 2014 at 02 Arena on February 19, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Noel Gallagher On Detroit Hospital Visit: ‘What Kind Of Country Am I In?’

“I think I’m going to die.” “OK, but you need to go through the metal detectors first.” What kind of (expletive) country am I in?”


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Police Seek Clues After Man Killed Outside Detroit Liquor Store

Anyone with information is asked to call Detroit police or CRIME STOPPERS at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.


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Report: Detroit Model In Effort To Clear Rape Kit Backlog

Chronic understaffing and police attitudes toward victims contributed to thousands of rape kits going untested for years in Detroit …

CBS Detroit–04/07/2015