Police investigate murder of 40-year-old man in Farmington Hills

Officials: 2 people leave scene in gray SUV

Police don’t believe this shooting was random. They said there is not an existing threat to the public, but patrols will be increased to give residents peace of mind.
Police don’t believe this shooting was random. They said there is not an existing threat to the public, but patrols will be increased to give residents peace of mind.

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Police are investigating the murder of a 40-year-old man overnight in Farmington Hills.

The shooting happened around 4 a.m. Friday (Aug. 13) in the 35000 block of Concord Lane, near 12 Mile and Drake roads, according to authorities.

Officers said the 40-year-old man was shot by two people through the home’s front door. Police said the man’s fiancée was upstairs, heard the shots and came downstairs, where she found his body by the door. She said he had no enemies.

A gray SUV with two people inside was seen leaving the area before officers arrived, authorities said.

Police don’t believe this shooting was random. They said there is not an existing threat to the public, but patrols will be increased to give residents peace of mind.

Detectives continue to investigate the case. Anyone with information is asked to call Farmington Hills police at 248-871-2610.

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