Shootout outside of Detroit strip club leaves 6 people shot; police looking for 'multiple shooters'

Posted at 4:34 AM, Sep 28, 2020

(WXYZ) — Detroit police say six people were shot in a shootout incident outside of a strip club in southwest Detroit.

According to police, four men and two women were shot just before 2 a.m. outside of Sting Gentlemen's Club on Michigan Ave. just west of Livernois.

We're told a 24-year-old and 28-year-old man are in critical condition. Two men, ages 28 and 25, and a 22-year-old woman, are in stable condition. Also, a 20-year-old woman was taken to the hospital but her condition is unknown.

According to police, a large group of people were outside the location when an unknown suspect or suspects fired multiple shots. Police say they're looking for multiple shooters.

A business owner on the block tells us the shootings outside the club are not uncommon.

Surveillance images from a nearby business show a man in blue pointing a gun, then ducking below a car on Michigan Ave. near Clipper. He's seen on video too pointing the gun and then jumping in an SUV parked across the street from the club.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 313-596-5440 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

According to the club's owner, people were leaving for the night when the shooting happened. None of the employees were involved in the shooting.