2 injured in Shelby Township apartment complex shooting

Suspect taken into police custody

Police investigating a shooting at a Shelby Township apartment complex Sept. 4, 2021.
Police investigating a shooting at a Shelby Township apartment complex Sept. 4, 2021. (WDIV)

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A suspected shooter was taken into police custody Sunday morning by the Detroit Police Department.

Police said the suspect is believed be connected with the shooting of two people Saturday afternoon at the Spring Hill Apartment Complex in Shelby Township.

According to authorities, a woman called 911 just before 7 p.m. to report her apartment was set on fire and a man was shot.

When officers arrived they found a man in a second story apartment with a gunshot wound in his back.

The second victim, a woman, was found outside the building with a gunshot wound in the shoulder.

Witnesses said the driver of a silver Sedan had driven by the apartment building, fired shots at several people standing outside and others on a second story balcony.

Both victims were immediately taken to Troy Beaumont Hospital. The woman is listed in stable condition while the man is critically injured.

The investigation revealed a fire was purposely set in the hallway of the second story apartment outside one of the victim’s doors.

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Gunshots were then heard moments later as the driver of the Sedan passed the same apartment and opened fire.

The suspected shooter was arrested at about 9 a.m. Sunday after police said they committed additional felony crimes in Detroit and Eastpointe.

Anyone with information on the shooting or location of the suspect is asked to contact the Shelby Township Police Department at 586-731-2121.

Information and tips can also be reported to the Crime Watch page online by clicking here.

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