Dearborn police seek suspect in paintball shooting

Charles E. Ramirez
The Detroit News

Dearborn Police continue to search for a man who shot a fast-food restaurant worker through a drive-thru with a paintball gun.

Officials said the incident happened at about 1 a.m. Monday at a McDonald's restaurant on 25431 Michigan Ave.

Dearborn Police

The victim told officers a man attempted to place an order, but the product was unavailable, police said. 

The man ordered something else and pulled around to the drive-thru window, according to officials.

When she opened the window, the man shot her in the face with a paintball gun, police said.

The suspect then fled southbound on Gulley Street, authorities said.

Officials said the victim described the suspect as a light-skinned black male, about 30 years-old. He was driving a dark-colored four-door vehicle.

The victim was taken to a hospital to be treated for her wound, police said. 

Anyone with information about the incident or the suspect should call Dearborn Police at (313) 943-2241 or Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect.