2 hurt when man opens fire on car with children inside in Frenchtown Township

Posted at 9:08 AM, Feb 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-05 13:46:35-05

(WXYZ) — The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that left two teens injured on Monday. night.

Police say they were called to the area of Stewart Rd. and Telegraph Rd. around 10:15 p.m. on report of a shooting.

According to police, the victim's vehicle was driving east on Stewart Rd. when a small dark car pulled next to them. A man got out of the other car and opened fire on the victim's vehicle.

An 18-year-old Monroe woman was shot several times, and a 17-year-old passenger was also injured. Two 20-year-old women and two children in the car were not injured.

The two teens were taken to the hospital with the 18-year-old in critical condition. The 17-year-old was treated and released.

Police say they believe the shooting was not a random event. Anyone with information about the investigation is asked to contact Detective Michael Swiercz of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office at 734-240-7737.

As of Feb. 4, the 18-year-old girl remains in critical condition, investigators say.