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Man allegedly fired shots at gas station after long wait to buy lottery tickets

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Posted at 10:19 AM, Aug 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-13 10:19:35-04

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (WXYZ) — Police are looking for a man who reportedly fired shots at a Dearborn Heights gas station on Aug. 4.

Authorities say the man entered the BP gas station, located at Beech Daily, and was waiting to buy lottery tickets. He reportedly became agitated due to the long wait time and argued with the clerk, police say.

The suspect then left the store, got into his blue Ford Focus and left the let. While leaving the lot, police say the suspect fired several shots into the air, while several people were in the lot and area.

Anyone with information should contact Dearborn Heights Police at 313-277-7709.