DETROIT (WWJ) – Detroit police are looking for a masked gunman who shot a woman who had car trouble.

Police say the 36-year-old woman’s vehicle broke down at Harper and Chalmers on the city’s east side around 8:50 p.m. Wednesday.

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The woman told police the man approached her, demanded money, aimed his gun at her and opened fire. Police say she received at least one gunshot wound.

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The woman was taken to a nearby hospital, where she was last listed in temporary serious condition.

The suspect is described as a black male who was wearing a ski mask and all black clothing.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the DPD’s Criminal Investigations at 313-596-1340 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP. You can also submit a tip online at, or text “CSM” and your tip to CRIMES (274637).