Police Search for Teens with Gun
(Lt. William Wilson, Ferndale Police Dept, 6/15/2011)
On Monday June 13th, at about 5:30 in the evening, Ferndale Police took a report from two young boys who said they were assaulted with a handgun. The victims were 7 and 13 years old. The boys said they had just won a basketball game against two older boys, about 17 – 18 years old, in Harding Park. After the game, they two groups had a verbal altercation and exchanged obscenities.
The younger boys started walking on Wolcott street when the older boys pulled up in a car (possibly a 2003-2004 light blue Mercury Grand Marquis)
They reported that the passenger was a light skinned B/M 18 yrs, approx 6′ 300 lbs wearing a red shirt/khaki shorts; he held a black/silver handgun out of the passenger side window and stated, “What do you think now.” The vehicle then fled SB on Wolcott then WB on Woodward Heights. The driver of the car, is described as a dark skinned B/M 18 yrs, approx 6′ 300 lbs wearing a black/white Nike shirt/black shorts.
Ferndale police are investigating these allegations. Anybody with information should phone (248) 541-3650.