1 killed, 5 wounded in shooting at Detroit social hall

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Posted: Mar 01, 2015 2:35 PM

DETROIT (AP) — Police say a 44-year-old man was killed and five other people were wounded when gunfire erupted during a party at a Detroit social hall.

The shooting happened about 4 a.m. Sunday at the Chalmers Community Hall on the city's east side.

WXYZ-TV reports that the Knights of the Round Table Van and Truck Club rented the hall for a celebration.

Police spokesman Officer Aram Madeira tells the Detroit Free Press that those wounded included a 44-year-old woman who was working as a security guard at a neighboring church. The other victims were two women ages 36 and 40, and two men ages 27 and 36.

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Madeira tells The Detroit News that police have three men in custody and are trying to learn the circumstances of the shooting.


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