Two arrested in shooting of Bloomfield Hills attorney who was shot several times through door

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (WXYZ) - Bloomfield Hills Police have arrested two people in connection with the shooting of attorney and homeowner David Zacks.

Police have not released the identity of the suspects because warrants are still being sought in the case. The suspects are only described as a 28-year-old Sterling Heights woman and a 20-year-old Sterling Heights man.

Police say warrants for additional suspects will be sought within the next few days.

The shooting happened happened around 11:45 p.m. Wednesday night on Woodwind Drive near Lahser.

Zacks was shot through his front door and continues to recover. He is in stable condition at an undisclosed hospital. The 57-year-old was originally in critical condition. 

Police are calling the shooing a botched robbery attempt that targeted both Zacks and his home.

Officers say the gunman posed as a police officer at Zacks' front door. When Zacks would not open the door, the suspect fired shots through it.

Zacks' wife called 911. (You can listen to the 911 call in the video player above) 

The investigation now includes 10 investigators from other area police departments through MCAT, the Major Crimes Assistance Team. 

Police are looking into Zacks' business and personal connections and police say he is cooperating. 

The suspect ran away from the scene and then took off in a dark colored vehicle.

If you have any information regarding this incident, you are asked to call the Bloomfield Hills Public Safety Department. 

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