DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – Two suspects have been arrested in connection with separate shootings in Detroit’s Greektown entertainment district.
Police said Tuesday that both are expected to be arraigned this week and that surveillance video from businesses and tips from the community helped identify them.READ MORE: The Detroit Zoo To Host Its Final Weekend Of Family-Friendly Halloween Event 'Zoo Boo' Oct. 22-24
A 17-year-old man was arrested Monday afternoon at a west side Detroit home. He was sought in the non-fatal shooting of an 18-year-old woman while she was walking with a friend along Monroe Street between St. Antoine and Beaubien, late on the night of June 20.
Police said a 22-year-old man was arrested after a brief foot chase Monday in Westland. He was wanted in the slaying of one man and wounding of another near Monroe St. and Beaubien in Greektown on June 21.READ MORE: Tillson Street's Halloween Displays Draws Thousands
“We appreciate the community stepping up and helping our investigators identify these shooters,” said Police Chief James Craig, in a statement.
“The collaboration we see between business owners who have installed video cameras, the community at large who calls with tips, along with the hard work of police investigators, help bring these criminals to justice,” Craig said. “It doesn’t matter what neighborhood a crime occurs in, when our partners all step up, we all benefit with a city that is safer for everyone.”
Greektown, which home to many popular restaurants and one of the city’s three casinos, is considered one of the safest neighborhoods in Detroit.MORE NEWS: Kalamazoo Tests For Lead Exposure Following High-Lead Level Reports In Other Michigan Cities
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