DEARBORN, MI – On Monday, February 1st, 2021, at approximately 11:00 PM, officers responded to the Muslim American Youth Academy (MAYA), located at 19500 Ford Rd in the City of Dearborn, after learning of a shooting that had occurred in the gymnasium.
UPDATE: Video has been added to the article as of February 4th, 2021.
The preliminary investigation revealed there was an argument between two groups of people that escalated to gunfire. It was not a random act of violence and no one involved was associated with the school. One individual suffered a non-fatal gunshot wound to the leg and was transported to a local hospital where he is listed in serious condition. Several other individuals fled the scene prior to police arrival.
Dearborn Police Chief Ronald Haddad stated, “Our number one priority is citizen safety. It is important that any witnesses to this incident contact the Dearborn Police Department.”
Anyone who can provide information or identify these individuals is asked to please contact the Dearborn Police Department at (313) 943-2241. If you wish to remain anonymous please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.