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Police: Woman shot in stomach by boyfriend

James David Dickson
The Detroit News

Southfield police are investigating an instance of alleged domestic violence that has one person under arrest and the other recovering from a gunshot wound to the stomach.

The shooting took place about 10:45 p.m. Wednesday night, a release from the Southfield Police Department said. 

Patrol car

Police arrived at the scene of the shooting, a home on the 22000 block of Lake Ravines — just north of Nine Mile and west of Beech — on a report that a woman had been shot. They found both the victim the and suspect at the home; the victim had been shot once in her stomach.

Medics transported the woman, 24, to an area hospital, where her condition is stable.

Police arrested the suspect, a 24-year-old man from Detroit, on suspicion of assault with intent to murder. Police also recovered a handgun believed to be used in the shooting.

"Based on the initial investigation," the statement says, "it appears the victim and the suspect have been in a dating relationship for several years."

jdickson@detroitnews.com