It would have been national news in any other city: 911 callers reported shots fired at Mumford High School on Detroit’s on the west side.
The Detroit Land Bank hires more black firms following investigation; two activists handing out political flyers were shot; and voters are poised to approve recreational marijuana use.
The officer, who is a new father, was clinging to life early Thursday morning at a local hospital, where he was undergoing surgery.
Detroit Fire Captain Brett Jackson was profusely bleeding and close to death after waiting 20 minutes for help.
Just days after Mayor Duggan and Police Chief James Craig boasted about a reduction in crime in 2017, violence broke out Sunday.
A 28-year-old man was found dead behind the counter of a marijuana dispensary in Detroit.
In the meantime, neighborhoods were left with very little police protection as victims of violent crimes often waited more than an hour for help.
The scene was chaotic as people fled the area, many of them families with children.
Police are looking for a van or SUV that sped away from the gruesome scene Thursday night.
Seven people have been shot in downtown Detroit since Sunday morning.