2 shot, 1 killed passing out political fliers on Detroit's east side

Two people passing out fliers were shot, one fatally on Detroit's east side Tuesday night.

A male and female, both in their 20s, were passing out get out to vote fliers in the 6000 block of Drexel at the time of the shooting at about 6:30 p.m. The man was fatally wounded by the suspect, according to Detroit police.

The female is hospitalized in stable condition. Investigators said the suspect was a black male about 5 feet, 6 to 8 inches. 

Detroit police say the shooting was not random, that the victim had a dispute with someone in the neighborhood.

The man was shot twice in the stomach and the woman was wounded in her legs and buttocks. 

"It was a black male with a gray hoodie," said Capt. Gary Sroka, Detroit police. "About 5 feet, 6, 5 feet 8, ran up on them and started firing."

The suspect fled northbound on Drexel, then westbound on Hearn. 

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