Madison Heights Police Investigate after Woman Shot in Face

MADISON HEIGHTS, MI – On Wednesday September 4th, 2019, at approximately 10:19PM, the Madison Heights Police Department (MHPD) was called to Ascension St. John Hospital, located at 27351 Dequindre in Madison Heights, on a report of a shooting victim being brought into the hospital.shooting investigation

The 20 year Madison Heights Woman sustained a gunshot wound to the face, but was conscious upon arrival to the hospital. The victim was able to tell MHPD Officers that she was shot at a specific address in the 26000 block of Wolverine.

Officers responded to the address on Wolverine where the shooting occurred. Witnesses were located who gave statements to police and the scene was processed.

Preliminary witness accounts state that a handgun was being improperly handled when it went off striking the victim.

The investigation is still active with leads still being followed up on.

The victim is still being treated for the injury with no further details at this time.

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