DETROIT — Seven people are in the hospital after gunfire erupted at a candlelight vigil for a man who died in a hit-and-run, Detroit police said.
According to WDIV and WXYZ, the shooting occurred shortly after 10 p.m. Sunday near Asbury Park and McNichols Road, where at least 100 people were paying tribute to a man who had died. A man in a Chevrolet Camaro began firing into the crowd, and some people shot back at the vehicle, police said.
Six people – including five who were seriously hurt and one who suffered critical injuries – were taken to a nearby hospital, WDIV reported. A seventh injured person later arrived at an area hospital seeking treatment, police said.
Investigators are looking for the Camaro’s owner and trying to track down a black Chevrolet Tahoe that may have fled the scene, according to WDIV.
No further information was immediately available.
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