Thursday, May 7, 2020

Shooting suspect arrested following foot chase

Michigan State Police have arrested one man in connection with a shooting in Inkster last Tuesday, April 28.
The arrest came in connection with a shooting incident which left a local man wounded several times, according to police reports. Officers from the Inkster Police Department and the Michigan State Police responded to calls from the area of New York Street and Princess, reporting shots fired and a man injured.

When police arrived on the scene, they found one man lying in the street suffering multiple gunshot wounds. Witnesses told officers that the shooter had fled the area on foot. The injured man, who was discovered lying next to a Range Rover, was transported to a local hospital for treatment by Inkster emergency responders but no report on his condition was available.
The Michigan State Police K-9 unit was utilized in an attempt to locate the suspect in the shooting.
Witnesses told police that a man matching the description of the suspect had been seen entering and quickly leaving a residence in the neighborhood.
When officers attempted to make contact with the man, he fled and a foot chase ensued, according to police reports.
The suspect was apprehended and taken into police custody.
No further information about the incident was available although the investigation is ongoing, according to police.