Nine shot, one dead overnight in Detroit after bloody Fourth of July

Detroit had a hot Fourth of July.

It also had a deadly one.

Detroit police responded to a total of nine shootings, including an incident that left one man dead.

Starting at 9:55 p.m. on Thursday, police responded to the 19000 block of Orleans, where a 61-year-old woman was struck watching fireworks. She's in stable condition, however there's no word on the shooter. Police responded to incidents like these until 3:30 a.m..

There were other incidents that involved the evening's festivities. Closer to midnight, a 33-year-old man was at a firework celebration when one of the people flashed a gun and shot him. 

Other incidents appeared more random. At the 18000 block of Schoenherr, a victim who is in critical condition said he and some friends were outside when someone open fired. At a party at the 16000 block of Indiana, a 27-year-old woman at a party was grazed by a bullet. At around 3:30 a.m., A man was sitting in his car at Fenkell and Wyoming Street when another vehicle pulled beside him and started shooting. He was hit several times and his condition us unknown.

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The one fatality of the evening came at the 8000 block of Clarendon around midnight. Two men were arguing when one of them brought out a gun. There was a struggle for the firearm before the victim was shot. The suspect fled the scene.

Other incidents include:

  • Two males, aged 41 and 46 years old who both claim to be victims of stray bullets at the intersection of Brush and Smith Street. Both are in stable conditions, however there is no suspect currently. 
  • A 21-year-old is in serious condition after being shot at the 18000 block of Shaftsbury. It's being called a retaliation shooting
  • A 25-year-old was shot at the 2800 block of Seven Mile Rd. He was reportedly approached by a man asking "where his mans is at." The man then brandished a gun and shot the victim in the stomach. The victim will be okay.