Detroit shooting: 7 shot during candlelight vigil for man killed in hit-and-run, police say

DETROIT — Seven people are in the hospital after gunfire erupted at a candlelight vigil for a man who died in a hit-and-run, Detroit police said.

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According to WDIV and WXYZ, the shooting occurred shortly after 10 p.m. Sunday near Asbury Park and McNichols Road, where at least 100 people were paying tribute to a man who had died. A man in a Chevrolet Camaro began firing into the crowd, and some people shot back at the vehicle, police said.

Six people – including five who were seriously hurt and one who suffered critical injuries – were taken to a nearby hospital, WDIV reported. A seventh injured person later arrived at an area hospital seeking treatment, police said.

Investigators are looking for the Camaro’s owner and trying to track down a black Chevrolet Tahoe that may have fled the scene, according to WDIV.

No further information was immediately available.

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