PONTIAC, MI – At 8:25PM on Sunday September 1st, 2019, Oakland County Sheriff Deputies responded to the area of Woodward Avenue and Osmun Street on the report of a subject who had been shot.
Upon their arrival, deputies located a victim, a 22-year-old man, of Pontiac, who had suffered two gunshot wounds. He was shot once in the arm and once in the leg.
As deputies were tending to the victim’s injuries, his girlfriend arrived on the scene driving her own vehicle. The victim was driven to St. Joseph’s Mercy Hospital for treatment by his girlfriend. Deputies accompanied the man to the hospital for further investigation.
The victim advised deputies that he was riding his mini-bike on Osmun Street near Hovey Street when he ran out of gas. He then called his girlfriend to come pick him up. As he waited curbside for his ride, an unidentified subject drove by and shot him. The victim was not cooperative and refused to elaborate on the details of the incident.
Deputies canvassed the area for witnesses to the incident. The subjects that were interviewed could only recall hearing several gunshots and a vehicle speeding away.
The victim is listed in stable condition at St. Joseph’s Mercy Hospital.
An Evidence Technician responded to process the scene. An OCSO K-9 Unit searched the surrounding area for any evidence related to the shooting but nothing was located. Detectives were notified and will be continuing with the investigation.
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