Inkster police say the crime scene covers several city blocks because bullets were flying everywhere.
Residents and businesses are expected to get refunds after being soaked with thousands of dollars in overcharged water bills.
The cat, nicknamed “Hope,” was found two weeks ago alongside a dumpster in Inkster with burns over half of her body.
This is the 13th homicide already this year, compared to a total of 12 for all of last year.
The financially struggling Inkster school district has been dissolved and its 2,200 students are being split among four other area school districts.
Inkster police are investigating an overnight shooting that left four people injured, including a child.
The deadline has passed for two Michigan school districts — looking to prove to state officials that they have enough money to open their doors in September for the first day of classes.
State officials have given the Buena Vista and Inkster school districts until Monday to secure new loans to finance operations or face being dissolved.
Inkster police are searching for a suspect in what appears to be the city’s twelfth homicide this year.
Police on Saturday recorded a fourth murder in Inkster over the July 4th holiday weekend after a 29-year-old man was shot to death in broad daylight.