1 woman killed, 1 woman injured in shooting at birthday party in Highland Park


HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. – A woman was killed and another injured in a shooting Sunday morning at a birthday party in Highland Park.

The party was held at a social club at Woodward Avenue and Highland Street. The shooting happened at about 2 a.m.

Several shots were fired from two different weapons. A 27-year-old woman was shot and taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. A pregnant 27-year-old woman was struck in the leg and was taken to the hospital where she is in stable condition.

The shooter was described as a black man with a medium complexion, 5 feet 8 inches tall to 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing about 180 pounds and had groomed facial hair. He was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and a red hat at the time of the shooting and left the scene in a white or silver Dodge Magnum with tinted windows.

The motive of the attack is unclear at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Highland Park Detectives at 313-252-0050.