DETROIT (WWJ) – Detroit police are investigating after a body was found behind a Family Dollar on Gratiot on the city’s east side.
The victim, a young man, was discovered at around 8:30 a.m., according to police. Investigators believe the body was there for several hours and that the man was fatally shot overnight.READ MORE: MDOT: Final Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup Of 2021 Starts September 25
Police have not released the victim’s identity, but say he is a black male in his 20s.READ MORE: Invasive Species Found After Mid-Michigan Dam Failures
Police have not described any possible suspects. Investigators remained on the scene Friday afternoon.MORE NEWS: Recall Effort Launched In Alma After Migrant Housing Vote
Anyone who witnessed this crime or who has any information should all Detroit police at 313-267-4600