UPDATE: Suspect in custody after multiple deadly shootings on Detroit's west side

Detroit police
Posted at 12:57 PM, Aug 28, 2022

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit police have confirmed to 7 Action News that the alleged gunman who killed three people and injured another is in custody.

Police have also recovered the suspect's weapon.

According to authorities, the situation started around 4:45 a.m. when a 40-year-old female was discovered shot multiple times in the area of Wyoming and Margarita. When police were investigating, a witness walked up to officers and said there was another victim nearby.

Police then found a 28-year-old male shot several times in the area of 7 Mile and Wyoming.

Then, around 6:50 a.m. in the 19700 block of Livernois, police found a female victim in their 40s shot multiple times.

Around 7:10 a.m. in the 19200 block of Pennington, police say a 76-year-old man noticed the suspect peering into vehicles and told him to get away. When he did, the suspect turned and fired at him, shooting him once.

The 2 woman in their 40s, as well as the 28-year-old man, all died from injuries sustained in these shootings.

Police say the man is believed to be responsible for all the shooting and has one gun, and they appeared to be random acts of violence.