Fight at soup kitchen ends with fatal shooting at traffic light

- Police are investigating the shooting death of a man that happened at a traffic light on Detroit's east side Wednesday morning.

Police initially thought the man died in a shooting that stemmed from road rage, but have since determined he was shot after a fight broke out at a nearby soup kitchen.

Police say the fight happened at the Capouchin Soup Kitchen on Conner Street near Mack Avenue. Two of the people involved in the fight left, but soon realized the suspect was driving right behind them in a red car.

The suspect caught up to the two men near Chandler Park and fired shots into their work van. The passenger in the van was struck in the neck.

"I pass through this morning around 9:15 after dropping my kids off at their summer jobs and when I saw the vehicle in the middle of the street and I'm saying 'what's going on?'. As I went to get closer, I see the guy slumped over," an unnamed witness said.

He was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died.

"Out investigation show there was only one shooter at this point in time," Detroit police Capt. Melissa Gardner said.

Police are looking for the driver in a beige and burgundy van. Police do not have a make or model.

The shooting was close to John Coleman who lost his 16-year-old son just a few months ago.

"Enough is enough. When is it enough? That's what I want to know. When is it going to be enough. When are we ever going to get past killing up each other," he said. "All this senseless killing it doesn't make any sense at all."

The driver of the work van was not injured.

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