Detroit crime

Detroit police investigate after a 19-year-old man apparently shot his step-father to death. (Credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Detroit Police Work To Deal With Recent Violence

Assistant Police Chief Steve Dolunt said the city saw a “brutal weekend” starting Friday, with 36 shootings and four slayings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2014

Evelyn Gunter (Handout photo)

1 Year Later, Arrest Made In Gruesome Murder Of Evelyn Gunter

An arrest has been made in the horrific murder of 47-year-old Evelyn Gunter — the Detroit mother who went missing just over a year ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2014

Burned Body Found On City’s Westside

Investigators say the woman’s remains were found in the backyard of a home on Kentucky near Puritan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2014

Off-Duty Agent Allegedly Kills Man In Detroit After Card Game

The victim was shot multiple times, police said, adding that they’re still investigating.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2014

(Police photo)

Detroit Cop Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman On A Domestic Violence Call

“Nunlee took the woman upstairs and his partner remained with the male downstairs,” the release says. “It is alleged that when Nunlee was in an upstairs bedroom with the woman he sexually assaulted her.”

CBS Detroit–03/07/2014

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For Fourth Time In A Month, Metro Detroit Resident Opens Fire On Would-Be Intruder; This Time Burglar Was Killed

On the other end of the crime spectrum, a Taylor man was shot in the head Feb. 11 when he reportedly surprised a burglar in his house.

CBS Detroit–03/06/2014

Jamare Lanell Rucker was taken into custody by a joint task force at 14 Mile Road and Dequindre, suspected of playing a role in a CVS security guard killing. 
(Police photo)

Two Arrested In CVS Security Guard Shooting, Third Suspect Nabbed Later

Anyone with information is urged to contact Detroit police at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2014

Detroit Police Headquarters. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit Cop Charged With Firing Gun During Fight With Woman, Leaving Her Battered

“Bridges assaulted the victim by punching and kicking her face and body.”

CBS Detroit–03/05/2014

Xzavier Mazyck

Suspect Arraigned In Connection With Shooting In Detroit

Nineteen-year-old Xzavier Mazyck was charged with assault with intent to murder in connection with a shooting on Gratiot Road.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2014

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Police: 4-Year-Old Girl Shoots Cousin To Death With Gun She Found Under The Bed

The incident happened this afternoon in a home on Tuxedo Street — near Livernois and Davison — on Detroit’s west side. No word on any possible charges.

CBS Detroit–01/16/2014

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