AR-15 rifle with a magazine inserted and three 223 caliber rifle bullets

Man Shot In Buttocks With AR-15 During Fight In Warren

May 31, 2019 - 6:37 am

WARREN (WWJ) - A man is in stable condition after an early morning fight in Warren ended in gunfire.

The incident unfolded around 3 a.m. Friday at a home on Hupp Street, near 9 Mile and Hoover roads. 

"The victim and the shooter, who had some sort of a relationship problem, they got into an altercation. The victim is 30-years-old, he's presently in stable condition," said Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer. "The victim was actually shot in the right buttocks."

The shooter, a 41-year-old man, was taken into custody at the scene. 

Dwyer said officers located the weapon used in the shooting during a search of the home.

"We have recovered an AR-15 long gun in the living room as well as some other evidence that will be brought into the Warren Police Department for evidence," he said.

The incident remains under investigation.