Police: 4 shot at Bar 7 in Southfield; 1 man in critical condition, 2 people arrested

Shooting stemmed from altercation at bar, police say

Four people were shot Dec. 16, 2017 at Bar 7 on 12 Mile Road in Southfield. (WDIV)
Four people were shot Dec. 16, 2017 at Bar 7 on 12 Mile Road in Southfield. (WDIV)

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Four people were shot early Saturday morning at a bar on 12 Mile Road in Southfield, police said. 

UPDATE: Video captures chaotic shooting scene at Bar 7

Officers were called to Bar 7 on 12 Mile Road at about 12:44 a.m. on the report of shots fired. Police said they found three people suffering gunshot wounds to their chests. A fourth person had been shot in the arm. Two victims were found at Bar 7 while the other two were across the street. 

Police said the shooting stemmed from an altercation between two groups at the bar. Someone pulled out a handgun and began shooting. 

Two people were arrested, including one of the people who was shot, police said. 

Among the victims was a 23-year-old Detroit man who suffered a gunshot wound to his chest. He is in critical condition at a hospital. Two 37-year-old Detroit men also were shot in the chest but they are listed in stable condition at a hospital. Police said they are conscious and alert. 

A 30-year-old Detroit man who was shot in his forearm was arrested along with another suspect, police said. 

A Bar 7 representative told Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit the shooting did happen inside the bar. He said the bar is open on Saturday.

The bar is located near the corner of 12 Mile and Telegraph Roads. 

Southfield police are asking anyone with information about this shooting to contact their department at 248-796-5500. 

In November 2016 three people were shot at Bar 7

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