DEARBORN (WWJ) – Dearborn police are investigating after a man was found shot dead shot in the middle of a street.

Police say the 37-year-old victim’s body was found around 8 p.m. Friday near Whittington and Canterbury, not far from Dix Avenue and Vernor Highway.

Rescue personnel responded and declared the victim dead at the scene. His name has not been released.

Police said Saturday morning that a suspect was taken into custody.

“Crimes of this magnitude are extremely rare in the City of Dearborn and the loss of life in this incident is profoundly tragic,” Police Chief Ronald Haddad said in a statement.

A possible motive for the shooting has not bee released.

An investigation is ongoing.


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