Security guard shot, killed trying to stop robbery outside CVS in Detroit

(WXYZ) - Detroit Police say a security guard was shot and killed outside of a CVS on the city's west side after he tried to help a woman being robbed Wednesday night.

Police say a 32-year-old woman ran inside the CVS and told the clerk that she was being robbed. That's when security guard, Courtney Meeks went outside and confronted the suspects.

Sources tell 7 Action News Meeks was wearing a bulletproof vest but was shot in the head and then took off. Police say he died a short time later at the hospital. 

Police say two suspects remain on the loose. One is described as a black man in his early 20's. He was last seen wearing a red coat and black hat. There is no description for the second suspect.

The suspects are believed to be driving a burgundy Ford Taurus.

The CVS is located at 16800 Schaefer Highway. 

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