Car in water after Detroit shooting, chase ends in Grosse Pointe Farms park

Posted at 8:04 AM, Jul 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-15 10:04:51-04

GROSSE POINTE FARMS, Mich. (WXYZ) — A Detroit shooting and police chase that ended in Grosse Pointe Farms closed down a park for a few hours Saturday morning.

Around 5 a.m., a shooting incident started at Hoover and 7 Mile in Detroit, police say. A white Dodge Charger was then chased by two other vehicles. The Charger drove through the gate of Pier Park and down to the area next to the boathouse and into the water, according to police.

"We do know shots were fired in the Pier Park at the White Charger by several suspects," police told 7 Action News.

The suspects then fled the park and were eventually found and taken into custody.

"Several firearms were recovered, as well as all the vehicle we believe was involved," said police.

Police were able to pull the vehicle out of the water.

Victims were take to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say no officers were involved in the chase and no shots were fired by police.

Grosse Pointe Farms Pier Park reopened after the police activity around 11 a.m. Saturday morning.