February 26, 2018
Another mass shooting took place in America — this time, in Detroit, MI — adding to the list of the deadliest mass shootings in the nation’s modern history.
A nightmare unfolded Monday at 22700 Fenkell Ave after a parolee opened fire with a gun , police say, killing 5 people.
It was the sixth American mass shooting in 2018 .
Police said the suspect, George Anthony Davis Jr , was dead by suicide .
At a news conference, local authorities said the motive for the shooting was domestic violence .
Eyewitnesses recounted a terrifying scene: “When we first heard the shots, we had no idea what was happening until everyone started running,” one survivor said.
Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement, “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of the victims.” The Vice President also sent condolences.
President Donald Trump said he “grieves for the terrible loss of life and sends support and love to everyone affected by this horrible attack.”
“In the aftermath of this tragedy, we must come together and take action to prevent these tragedies in the future. We cannot accept this violence as normal,” said Michigan Governor, Rick Snyder .
Hundreds of Detroit residents stood and bowed their heads together at a vigil for those killed in a gas station mass shooting.
This is a developing story.