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An 81-year-old man in Detroit was shot Wednesday while trying to apologize to a pedestrian he almost hit with his car.

The man was making a turn when he nearly hit the two pedestrians, and as the man rolled down his window to apologize, one of the people who he almost hit shot him at around 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning, according to Fox 2 Detroit.

Detroit police released a picture from local security footage of the two persons of interest in the shooting.

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Detroit Police Department Assistant Chief Charles Fitzgerald said during a press conference on Wednesday that detectives found Ring doorbell video showing the two individuals running past a house.

He called the incident an act of “senseless violence.”

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The man was making a turn when he nearly hit the two pedestrians, and as the man rolled down his window to apologize, one of the people who he almost hit decided shoot the man at around 3:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning, according to Fox 2 Detroit.
(Detroit Police Department)

The man’s injuries are reportedly non-life threatening and was struck in the hip.

Police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact the Detroit Police Department’s 8th Precinct at 313-596-5840.

 

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