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Timely Warning & Community Safety Advisories

Off-Campus Community Safety Advisory 2023-04 
Date of Incident:   Saturday November 4, 2023 at approximately 2:30 pm
Location:   Perrin St. near Cross St-City of Ypsilanti
Nature of Advisory:   Shots Fired
Summary: The Ypsilanti Police Department, in coordination with the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office, is investigating a reported shooting at the above location. The victim, not affiliated with Eastern Michigan University, sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the leg. The reported suspect fled the area in a dark colored SUV-style vehicle, possibly a Chevy Tahoe or Suburban. The suspect vehicle drove in a southern direction away from campus after the incident.
If you have any information related to this shooting, please contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510 or EMU PD at 734-487-1222.

Timely Warning 2023-03: Sunday, October 15th, 2023.
Nature of Incident-Shots Fired 
Location of Incident-400 Blk W Forest Ave near Ballard St., City of Ypsilanti
Summary: The Ypsilanti Police Department, along with the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department, is investigating a report of shots fired in the 400 block of W Forest Ave. Preliminary investigation indicates that the driver of a dark-colored Chrysler 300 4-door vehicle with the license plate in the rear window fired several shots from a handgun toward several homes. No reported injuries. The suspect vehicle fled the area east on Forest Ave. 
EMU PD is assisting in the investigation. If you have any information related to this incident please call the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510 or EMU PD at 734-487-1222.

**Update to Off-Campus Community Safety Advisory 2023-02**
The Ypsilanti Police Department has made an arrest in connection with the homicide.
Off-Campus Community Safety Advisory 2023-02
Nature of Incident: Death Investigation
Location: Off-Campus -- 800 block of Green Rd., Arbor One Apartments, Ypsilanti
The Ypsilanti Police Department (YPD) is actively investigating a death that is believed to be a homicide at the above location. This incident was reported on Wednesday, July 5 at approximately midnight. 
Preliminary information suggests that the victim was acquainted with the suspect and that this incident stemmed from an argument. The suspect was reported to have fled the area on foot.
Suspect Description: As reported by a witness -- Black male approximately 18-19 years old, dark complected skin, hair styled in twists, last seen fleeing the area with no shirt. 
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact YPD at 734-483-9510.

Off-Campus Community Safety Advisory 2023-01

Nature of Incident:  Strong Arm Robbery at approximately 10:53 pm, 3/8/2023

Location:   Off-Campus 729 W Cross St, Ypsilanti, Mich. 48197 (D.P. Dough

The Ypsilanti Police Department is investigating a report of a strong arm robbery that occurred at the above location. The suspect walked into the restaurant and ordered items. When the clerk opened the register the subject reached over the counter and took an unknown amount of cash. The subject then left the business and fled southbound, behind the building away from campus.

Suspect Description: Black male, 20-30 years old, tall with an average to slim build, wearing a face covering (covid mask), dark colored Rick and Morty sweatshirt, and dark pants.

A suspect wearing a similar sweatshirt was involved in a strong arm robbery on the following dates and locations:
-2/25/23 at 533 W Cross St. (Gora’s Grill)
- 3/3/23 at 729 W Cross St. (D.P. Dough)

Additionally, there have been two other strong arm robberies in the area:
- 2/22/23 at 501 W Cross (Eagle’s Market)
- 3/8/23, at 219 Emmet St

These incidents are being investigated by the Ypsilanti Police Department. Anyone with information related to these incidents is asked to contact the Ypsilanti Police Department at 734-483-9510.


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