Man killed after beating, hit by car outside Detroit gas station - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Man killed after beating, hit by car outside Detroit gas station

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DETROIT (WJBK) - A 38-year-old man was found dead outside a gas station near Seven Mile Road and Pierson Street on Detroit's west side.

A witness had told FOX 2 a group of 10 - 14 people beat up Eric Miles, but after a thorough investigation Detroit Police have concluded and confirmed the fight was between the victim and one suspect.

The fight is believed to have started after a verbal argument took place between the two men.

Police say when the fight ended the victim tried to walk away, but the suspect got in his car and struck Miles, pinning him against another vehicle.

Miles sustained fatal injuries.

His family has set up a memorial fund at Peace Chapel Funeral Home on Seven Mile Road in Detroit.

You can make a donation to help his family pay for funeral expenses by dropping off a check, money order or cash. You can also mail your donation:

Peace Chapel Funeral Home
East Chapel
12530 E. 7 Mile Rd.
Detroit, MI 48205
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