Detroit Firefighter Found Murdered in Home on Detroit’s West Side

Article from DETROIT (WXYZ)

“Police are investigating after a Detroit firefighter was found murdered on the city’s west side Monday night.

It happened at the firefighter’s home in the 7600 block of Vaughan around 7:30 p.m.

Sources tell us the victim is 59 years old. His son had gone to check on him and found him with a gunshot wound to the head.

Police say the firefighter likely had been dead for 24 hours when he was found. 

No weapons were discovered at the scene.

The victim’s car, a black 2015 Ford Explorer, was missing and later recovered by police. A bedroom had also been ransacked and there are other items missing from the house.

Officials say the victim had over 25 years of service with the city.

Stay with 7 Action News and for the latest on this developing story.

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