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Woman injured in shooting outside Ruth's Chris Steak House in Troy, police say

CBS News Detroit Digital Brief for Feb. 19, 2024
CBS News Detroit Digital Brief for Feb. 19, 2024 04:01

TROY, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) - Police in Troy are investigating after one woman was injured in a shooting Monday outside of the Ruth's Chris Steak House.

At 6:34 p.m., officers responded to 755 W. Big Beaver after receiving a report of a shooting in the parking lot valet area outside the steak house. 

When they arrived, they found a woman who had been shot multiple times in the leg and hip areas. 

At the time of the shooting, the woman was in the driver's seat of a vehicle in the valet area. 

The vehicle was struck, and police a round fragment struck the front door of the building, which shattered the outside pane.

Police say the victim was taken to a hospital and is in stable condition.

In addition, a second woman and a 4-year-old child were with the victim at the time of the shooting, but they were not injured.

Police say that the victim and witnesses have given them little information about the incident. They did learn that a white Dodge Durango was possibly involved in the shooting and alerted other police departments.

Officers pursued a white Durango matching the description of the suspect vehicle on I-75 in Hazel Park. They pursued it to the area of Linwood Street and Warren Avenue in Detroit, before they lost it.  Troy Police Department

Hazel Park officers found a vehicle that matched the suspect vehicle's description on I-75. They pursued the vehicle to the area of Linwood Street and Warren Avenue in Detroit, where it was lost.

"The investigation thus far indicates that the victim and/or the accompanying witness were specifically targeted," said Troy police. "The suspects' actions also placed a 4-year-old child and restaurant staff and patrons in immediate danger."

 The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information should contact the Troy Police Department's tip line at 248-524-0777.

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