DETROIT, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) – The Detroit Police Department is seeking the public’s help to identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a fatal hit-and-run incident that occurred on the city’s west side.
Police said it happened Sunday, May 10 at approximately 9:30 p.m. when a 57-year-old black male was crossing the intersection on Dexter and Joy Rd in his wheel chair. He was fatally struck by a driver in a black Chevy Tahoe. The driver did not stop and continued northbound on Dexter.READ MORE: ACLU Sues Michigan State Police, Claims Racial Profiling, Black Drivers Pulled Over More
Medics responded to the scene and pronounced the 57-year-old man deceased.
Video captured from a nearby Project Green Light Detroit location showed that the suspect’s vehicle was black with damage to the driver side headlight and front grill.READ MORE: Woman Finds 95-Year-Old Message In A Bottle In Michigan
The suspect’s description is unknown.
Anyone with information regarding this crime, they are asked to contact the Detroit Police Department’s Fatal Squad Unit at 313-596-2280 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.MORE NEWS: Here's A List Of Bills Gov. Whitmer Signed Into Law Thursday