3 injured in shootout at Detroit motel involving woman's boyfriend, her brothers

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Posted at 8:55 AM, Aug 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-10 15:38:59-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit police say five people have been arrested after a shootout left multiple people injured during a domestic incident at a motel in Detroit overnight.

According to police, it happened around 1 a.m. at a motel near Telegraph and Lenore on the city's west side.

Police say it began when a boyfriend and girlfriend got into a domestic altercation. The woman then called her two brothers, who arrived and confronted the boyfriend.

According to police, the boyfriend exited and fired shots in the air, but the brothers used a pickup truck to pin the boyfriend against the wall.

The boyfriend then fired shots at the brothers and hit one of them. Another brother returned fire and hit the boyfriend, who then returned fire and hit the second brother.

Police say they are still investigating and have arrested four men and one woman in connection to this crime.

The 27-year-old boyfriend is currently listed in critical condition at the hospital, according to police.