Missing Warren woman involved in shoot-out just before disappearance, police say

Adrienne Quintal (WDIV)
Adrienne Quintal (WDIV)

HONOR, Mich. – Police are continuing to search for Adrienne Quintal, a resident of Warren reported missing in mid-October.

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According to the Benzie County Sheriff’s Department, a family friend received a phone call from Quintal asking for help at about 2:30 a.m., Oct. 17. That family friend, police said, called 911 shortly after her call and told police Quintal was involved in a shoot-out with two men. The friend told police Quintal said she had shot one of the men in the face and provided an address for the friend to give to police.

Authorities said sheriff’s deputies searched the area at about 3:15 a.m. and found multiple bullet holes in a window of the cabin. Using K-9 units and thermal imaging cameras, police searched the area and inside the cabin but were unable to find anyone.

Michigan State Police crime lab investigators processed the scene. Police said no blood or evidence of injury was found in the area and the evidence suggests multiple shots were fired from inside the cabin to the outside.

Police said they located Quintal’s phone, purse and a gun registered to her at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who has seen or heard from Quintal is asked to contact the Benzie County Central Dispatch at 231-882-4487 or the Michigan State Police Silent Observer at 1-866-774-2345.

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