Published On: Tue, Jul 13th, 2021

1 Dead, 5 Wounded in Shooting Outside Detroit Banquet Hall

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DETROIT—A suspect has been identified in a drive-by shooting that left a man dead and five other people wounded outside an unlicensed banquet hall early Tuesday in Detroit, the city’s interim police chief said. Chief James White told reporters that an arrest likely would be made Tuesday in connection with the shooting that occurred about 2 a.m. on the city’s east side. Two men and three women were being treated for non-life-threatening injuries, White said. More than 100 people were gathered for an event at the banquet hall at the time of the shooting. The building’s exterior was riddled with bullets. “Preliminary evidence suggests that this was an exchange of gunfire from people both at the location as well as the perpetrator who shot into the location,” White said. “This was some type of conflict between the two parties involved. This was not a random shooting.” White said investigators have …

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