Troy police investigate shooting at 'Sweet 16' hotel party

Posted at 1:15 PM, Dec 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-12 13:15:47-05

TROY, Mich. (WXYZ) — Troy police are investigating an overnight shooting at a "Sweet 16" party.

The shooting happened around 4 a.m. Saturday at the Hawthorn Suites on 2600 Livernois. Police say five rounds were fired into a hotel room through a sliding glass door. No one was struck or injured by the gunfire.

At the time of the shooting, the hotel room was occupied by four teens from Roseville and Detroit celebrating a “Sweet 16” birthday party. According to police, two suspects were seen running from the scene of the shooting, but have not yet been identified.

Right now, a motive for the shooting is unknown.

A K9 track from the scene led officers to the area of the post office located on Livernois south of Big Beaver, where the suspects may have left in a car, police say.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Troy Police at 248.524.3477.