Man shot in hand while waiting for bus

By: Brendan Losinski | Roseville - Eastpointe Eastsider | Published August 22, 2018


Roseville police officers are investigating the shooting of a man who was waiting for a bus outside a local gas station Aug. 16.

Roseville Police Chief James Berlin said that on the morning of Aug. 16, a 30-year-old Detroit man was shot at a bus stop at 12 Mile and Gratiot roads. Roseville police responded immediately to a report of shots fired and a man down and found the man suffering from a gunshot wound to his hand.
The victim stated that he had been standing in the gas station parking lot waiting for the southbound Gratiot Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation bus when a series of gunshots rang out. The man said he felt pain in his hand and observed that he had suffered a gunshot wound to his right hand.

“We have no suspects. No one has been arrested, and we have no leads,” said Berlin. “It seems like (the victim) was a bystander. He has no known enemies, but anything regarding motive for the shooting would be conjecture right now.”
Investigators say the victim didn't see anyone who may have fired the gunshots and doesn’t know of anyone who may wish him harm. He was transported to a hospital by Roseville Fire Department paramedics, where he was listed in temporary serious condition before being released on Aug. 18.
Berlin said the investigation is ongoing and anyone who may have observed the incident or has any information in regard to what occurred is urged to contact Roseville police at (586) 447-4483.

“The victim has been released from the hospital. He will have some serious rehab going forward with his hand,” said Berlin. “If anybody saw anything, we urge them to give us a call.”