Assistant Police Chief Steve Dolunt said the city saw a “brutal weekend” starting Friday, with 36 shootings and four slayings.
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.
Investigators say the woman’s remains were found in the backyard of a home on Kentucky near Puritan.
The victim was shot multiple times, police said, adding that they’re still investigating.
“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.”
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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.
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“Bridges assaulted the victim by punching and kicking her face and body.”
Nineteen-year-old Xzavier Mazyck was charged with assault with intent to murder in connection with a shooting on Gratiot Road.
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.