Detroit hotel worker shot after intervening in fight between man and woman

Police seek gunman who injured hotel worker

The gunman left the location after the hotel worker intervened then came back and started shooting the 61-year-old victim.
The gunman left the location after the hotel worker intervened then came back and started shooting the 61-year-old victim. (pixabay)

DETROIT – On Saturday, a worker at the Downtown Detroit Baymont Inn and Suites was shot and injured after trying to break up a fight between a man and woman.

The shooting happened at around 4:30 a.m. Saturday, police say.

Police added that the gunman was having a verbal altercation with the woman when the hotel worker got involved.

The gunman left the location after the hotel worker intervened then came back and started shooting the 61-year-old victim.

It was the manager of the hotel who confirmed the victim was a worker there.

The victim was taken to the hospital afterward and is listed in temporary serious condition.

Police describe the gunman as a 140 pound Black man who is 5 feet, 2 inches tall.

He was last seen wearing a black mask, black baseball cap, black bomber jacket with a graphic design on the back, black pants and black and white shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 313-596-5740 or Crime Stoppers by dialing 1-800-SPEAK-UP.


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