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Highland Park mayor shot and wounded in Detroit night spot

City of Highland Park
Highland Park Mayor DeAndre Windom

The mayor Highland Park is nursing a gunshot wound.

Numerous media outlets are reporting Highland Park mayor DeAndre Windom was just an innocent bystander when a man pulled a gun at a Detroit nightclub Saturday night.

Windom was apparently shot in the leg. The alleged shooter was taken into police custody.    Windom’s injury does not appear to be serious.

Dozens of people posted ‘Get Well’ wishes on the mayor’s Facebook page after news of the shooting was reported yesterday.

DeAndre Windom has been mayor of Highland Park since 2012.   He’s married to rapper/actress Yo Yo. 

Steve Carmody has been a reporter for Michigan Radio since 2005. Steve previously worked at public radio and television stations in Florida, Oklahoma and Kentucky, and also has extensive experience in commercial broadcasting.
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