1 dead, 1 critical after shooting in Inkster early Friday morning

Posted at 12:25 PM, Apr 19, 2024
and last updated 2024-04-19 14:57:43-04

Editor's note: Officials have corrected an earlier statement that said both victims had died. One is in critical condition.

Inkster police said a shooting just before 1 a.m. on Friday left one person dead and another critically injured.

Police say they were called to the 200 block of Henry Ruff Road on the reports of a shooting, where they found a 35-year-old man and a 33-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds.

The men were transported to a local hospital. Police say the 35-year-old died from his injuries and the 33-year-old is currently in critical condition.

According to the Inkster Police Department, Michigan State Police is now taking over the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Inkster Police or MSP.

"We are deeply saddened by this devastating event and extend our heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims," stated Inkster Chief of Police, Tamika Jenkins, in a press release. "We are committed to using all available resources to solve this crime and ensure that those responsible are held accountable for their actions."