Lack of Evidence Frees Detroit Shooting Suspect


The 18-year-old suspected of shooting seven Detroit teens near a bus stop has been released after investigators lacked enough evidence to charge him. The shooting took place near a Detroit-area high school shortly after dismissal of summer classes.

The suspect had turned himself in to police on June 30 after police released reports naming him as one of the gunmen. Authorities are still searching for the shooters.

Three of the students – two boys, ages 14 and 16, and a girl, 17 – were initially listed as being in critical condition, according to news reports. All but two victims have been released from the hospital.

The teenagers had been attending summer classes at Cody Ninth Grade Academy, according to the Detroit Free Press.

Two male suspects exiting a minivan fired multiple shots into a crowd on Detroit’s West side, Detroit Public Schools Police Chief Roderick Grimes told Fox News. A third suspect was waiting in the minivan.

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Detroit Public Schools Emergency Financial Manager Robert
Bobb and Detroit Public Schools Police Chief Roderick Grimes
update the media on the latest information about
the Detroit shooting.

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Detroit Police 2nd Deputy Rod Liggins speaks about the shooting.
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