One dead, one wounded in two separate shootings in Eastpointe

3 October, 2022
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One dead, one wounded in two separate shootings in Eastpointe

A 60-year-old man is accused in the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old Friday in Eastpointe that may have been connected to a road rage incident, police said.

Officers were called at about 7:50 p.m. Friday to the intersection of Stricker and David avenues near 8 Mile and Kelly roads for a report of a shooting, according to authorities. They arrived and found an 18-year-old man laying in the street with a gunshot wound and unresponsive.

Police also encountered a 60-year-old man who told them he shot the victim in self-defense. The man was arrested.

Investigators said they believe the shooting resulted from a road rage incident that happened on Eight Mile. According to police, the deceased victim was operating a mini-bike and the suspected shooter was driving a Dodge Ram pickup truck.


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