Dad shoots, kills teen gunman who shot his 15-year-old son

Posted at 9:14 PM, Jun 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-20 23:10:23-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit police are investigating a shooting on the city's southwest side. According to police, a teen attempted to rob a 15-year-old and shot him in the process. The father then shot the teen gunman.

The incident happened Thursday evening in the 20400 block of Honorah.

According to a preliminary investigation, a 15-year-old attempted to rob another 15-year-old. The attempted robber then shot the 15-year-old victim.

The father of the victim, a 36-year-old man, then fatally shot the 15-year-old alleged robber.

The father is now being detained at the scene. His son was transported to a local hospital where his condition is unknown.

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