Attempted robber shot, killed inside Highland Park restaurant

Posted at 4:36 AM, Oct 24, 2019

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (WXYZ) — An attempted robber has been shot and killed inside a restaurant in Highland Park early Thursday morning.

The incident happened at the Woodward Bistro on Woodward near Davison.

The man came inside the restaurant with the intent to rob the place, according to police.

A CPL holder inside the business at the time opened fire, killing the suspect. Police say the CPL holder was the business owner.

Police say a waitress inside the restaurant was wounded during the shooting. Originally, a Highland Park city official told 7 Action News the waitress was shot in the arm by the alleged gunman. Police later corrected the statement to say she was grazed by a bullet to her torso, and that an accidental shooting on the part of the bar owner. Police now tell 7 Action News the gunman did not fire any rounds.