DETROIT (AP) – Authorities say a woman has been killed and a man seriously hurt in a drive-by shooting in Detroit.

The Detroit Free Press and television stations WDIV and WXYZ report the Thursday afternoon shooting happened when a 38-year-old man was talking to a 51-year-old woman standing outside a car on the city’s east side. Police say a car drove by and someone in it fired at them.

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The man, who briefly pursued the assailant in his car, is in critical condition at a hospital.
Police say the shooting was gang-related. Assistant Chief Steve Dolunt tells WXYZ he’s “beyond livid” that gang members are on the streets after being jailed.

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Dolunt says police will do what they can to prevent acts of retaliation.

 

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