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Bar 7 shooting: Michigan man faces assault with intent to murder charges

4 people shot at bar in Southfield

Deshawn Andre Robinson is charged in connection to a shooting Dec. 16, 2017 at Bar 7 in Southfield. (WDIV)
Deshawn Andre Robinson is charged in connection to a shooting Dec. 16, 2017 at Bar 7 in Southfield. (WDIV)

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – A 26-year-old man faces a list of charges including two counts of assault with intent to murder in connection to a shooting early Saturday morning at Bar 7 in Southfield. 

Four people were shot during an altercation at the bar, police said. Deshawn Andre Robinson, of Jackson, is accused of pulling out a handgun and firing the shots.

Cellphone video from inside the bar captured part of the fight and the sound of gunshots. 

Robinson faces the following charges: 

  • Count 1: Assault with Intent to Murder
  • Count 2: Possession of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony
  • Count 3: Assault with Intent to Murder
  • Count 4: Possession of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony
  • Count 5: Weapons- - Carrying Concealed

Robinson was arraigned and is being held on a $500,000 bond. His next court date is Dec. 27. 

What happened

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, along with another man. 

A Bar 7 representative told Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit the shooting did happen inside the bar. 

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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