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VIDEO: Detroit Police Seek Suspect In Connection To Homicide On City's East Side

(CBS DETROIT) - The Detroit Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating an unknown suspect wanted in connection with a homicide.

It happened on Detroit's east side on Monday, April 19, 2021 at 4:30 p.m., in the 18000 block of Mount Elliott St.

Police say a 32-year-old man was sitting in the driver's seat of a gray 2007 Pontiac G6 when an unknown male suspect approached the him.

The 32-year-old and the suspect engaged in a brief discussion, before the suspect produced a handgun and demanded the man's watch. Police say the suspect then fired two shots at the 32-year-old man before leaving the scene in a blue older model Buick Lucerne.

First responders transported  to a local hospital by medics, where he was declared deceased.

Here's the suspect's description according to police: a man with dark complexion and a heavy build who was last seen wearing a blue shirt, blue hat and black pants. The vehicle's description is a 2008 Buick Lucerne with license plate number 'EHF3230.'

If anyone has information pertaining to this crime, you are asked to please call the Detroit Police Department's Homicide Unit at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800- SPEAK UP.

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