Shopper injured in attempted robbery, shooting while leaving Fairlane mall

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Posted at 7:55 PM, Dec 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-21 22:13:16-05

DEARBORN, Mich. (WXYZ) — Dearborn police are investigating an attempted robbery and shooting that happened at Fairlane Town Center just before 6 p.m. Monday.

One person was shot and taken to a local hospital and is currently listed in temporary-serious condition. A suspect attempted to rob the victim as he was leaving the mall, which is located on Michigan Avenue.

“The Dearborn Police Department will aggressively investigate this brazen crime and utilize all available resources to bring those responsible to justice," said Dearborn Police Chief Ronald Haddad. "Reckless acts such as this endanger innocent lives and will not be tolerated. Please remember to stay vigilant and safe this holiday season.”

Additional information regarding the shooting was not immediately available. The investigation is ongoing. If you have information on this crime, contact Dearborn police at 313-943-2241. You can also leave an anonymous tip by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.