At 12:55 this morning, Sterling Heights police officers responded to a 911 call regarding a reported shooting in the parking lot outside the Empire Hookah Lounge at 34766 Van Dyke.
At the scene, officers located a 22-year old male with gunshot wounds to his abdomen and leg. The victim was transported to a medical facility for treatment and is reported to be in stable condition. No suspects have been identified at this time. Witnesses are being interviewed as part of an on-going criminal investigation.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Sterling Heights Police Department’s Detective Bureau at 586-446-2861.
Media with further questions can contact Community Relations Director Bridget Kozlowski at firstname.lastname@example.org or (586) 446-2471.