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Candlelight vigil held following deadly shooting in Detroit

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DETROIT, Mich. (WJBK) -

Gun violence claims more victims in Detroit. Sunday, police were investigating two more deadly shootings on the city's east side. In one case, a young man was shot and killed after someone started banging on the family's door.

Click on the video player to watch Randy Wimbley's report.

Family and friends gathered for a candlelight vigil Sunday to celebrate the life of Melvin Ware. He was gunned down inside his sister's home. It happened just after 7am Sunday at the house on Marseilles. The victim's 10-year-old son was there when it happened. Bullet holes are visible in the doors and walls of the house. The victim's girlfriend was also hit. She's in the hospital with serious injuries.

If you have any information about this shooting or another deadly shooting on Craft around 6pm Sunday, call Detroit Police. A 21-year-old man was shot and killed in the second shooting. We're told someone pulled up and fired from a van.

 

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