Man shot and killed at gas station with infants in car

Police say a man was shot and killed while sitting inside of his van at a gas station on Detroit's east side Saturday night. 

According to police, the man also had two infants in the car, but both were unharmed during the shooting. The man was parked at the gas station located at the corner of East Vernor and Mount Elliott waiting for his girlfriend who was inside. 

Detroit police say the man, identified as Andre Johnson Jr., 23 of Detroit was attending to his children in the backseat when someone shot Johnson. Police say about 6-8 shots were fired into the van. 

The suspect got away on foot according to witnesses. According to police, the suspect is a described as a black male, 6 foot tall and was wearing a blue hoodie and dark pants. 

Police are reviewing surveillance video from the gas station and ask if anyone knows anything, to please call them immediately. 

 

Up Next:


  • Popular

  • Recent

Stories you may be interested in - includes Advertiser Stories