Fortunately no one was killed, but it looks like there was a shooting yesterday evening near the intersection of Cross Street and Ballard. Here’s a clip from the Ypsi Citizen:
…The Eastern Michigan University Police Department sent an alert through its campus mailing system early this morning to notify the campus community of the shooting.
According to the release, the incident occurred at 8 p.m., when three non-students were involved in an argument with the suspect behind an un-named business in the area.
“The suspect then fired multiple shots from a handgun at the victims, causing a slight injury to one of them,” the report said. “The victim with the injury was transported to the hospital and released after treatment”…
A dispatcher from the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office said two vehicles had been stopped for matching the description. He said only one arrest had been made, but it was on an unrelated weapons charge.
The dispatcher said the incident occurred at one of the two party stores on the corner, but could not identify which…
I don’t suspect the two shootings are related, but it is interesting to note that the last shooting we had downtown was also at that intersection.
Anyone with relevant information should contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510.
[Thanks to C Madler for the heads-up on this.]