Video shows chaotic shooting scene at Bar 7 in Southfield; 4 people shot
1 man in critical condition after shooting; 2 people arrested
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Cellphone video from a Southfield bar patron captured a chaotic shooting scene early Saturday morning.
Police said four people were shot Saturday morning at Bar 7 on 12 Mile Road near Telegraph Road. Video from inside the bar captured the moments leading up to the shooting. The footage appears to show a group of people in some sort of physical altercation near the door. Then gunshots can be heard as patrons take cover.
Watch the video above. -- Warning: video may be disturbing to some viewers.
Video credit: @GrandeFargo
Southfield police said officers were called to Bar 7 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.
2 arrested, including one who was shot
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, 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.
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