Mass shooting in Detroit at block party: 2 dead, 19 injured

A mass shooting at a block party in East Detroit early Sunday morning reportedly left two people dead and 19 injured, including the 22-year-old alleged shooter, who is in custody with a gunshot wound.

The unidentified suspect, who police said was shot in the left leg during the gunfight, is believed to have opened fire around 2:25 a.m. Sunday at Reno Street and Rossini Drive, Click On Detroit reported.

Detroit shooting, police cars
Two people were killed and 19 injured in a shooting in Detroit on Sunday. FOX 2-Detroit

Detroit shooting, police cars
The alleged shooter is currently in custody. FOX 2-Detroit

Police have not yet identified the victims.

However, they told the newspaper that a 20-year-old woman died at the scene after being shot in the head, and a 21-year-old man was pronounced dead in hospital after being shot in the back.

All victims were between 17 and 28 years old.

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