7 people shot, one dead in Saturday night mass shooting on Detroit’s east side

Detroit police
Posted at 3:57 PM, Aug 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-08 16:29:24-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit police confirm seven people were shot Saturday night in a mass shooting on Andover Street on Detroit’s east side. One of the victims, a 35-year-old man, was declared dead on the scene, according to police.

At 10:20 p.m. Saturday night, DPD officers responded to a location in the 19600 block of Andover based on reports that multiple people were shot.

Once on the scene, officers found six people suffering from gunshot wounds. A seventh victim reportedly arrived at a nearby hospital later.

One was pronounced dead on the scene, police say. Another victim is currently in critical condition and the rest are expected to make a full recovery.

The investigation is ongoing. Police say it appears the shooting stemmed from an argument over a game.

Detroit Police asks for the public’s assistance. If you have any information regarding this incident, call Detroit Police Homicide at 313-596-2260 or 1-800-SPEAKUP.