Officials have identified the woman who was found dead early Tuesday in a bullet-riddled vehicle on Detroit’s east side.
Vanita Denise Gray, 52, was shot multiple times at 1:34 a.m. Tuesday in the area of Hayes and Houston Whitter streets, according to authorities. She was found near Al’s Furniture, which was heavily damaged by bullets.
Gray died from a gunshot wound to the back, police said.
A man was taken into custody, officials said.
The shooting is under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detroit police at 313-596-5940 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.
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