DETROIT (WXYZ) - Police say a good Samaritan was shot near the Renaissance Center early Monday morning after stopping to help two women.
The victim, a man in his 60s, stopped on Atwater near the Renaissance Center to help two women who were apparently getting mugged.
Authorities say that's when the victim was shot. He was transported to the hospital and is in serious condition.
There are conflicting reports as to how many suspects were involved in the alleged mugging and shooting.
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