Man shot, critically injured after attempted robbery on Detroit's east side

Posted at 4:53 PM, Oct 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-14 19:57:36-04

Detroit police are investigating a shooting and robbery on the city's east side that left one man in critical condition Sunday. 

According to a release, the victim's girlfriend flagged down police after the incident, which happened at approximately 1:24 p.m. in the 19000 block of Blake. 

Police say three black men attempted to rob the victim. The victim sustained a gunshot to the chest. The three suspects then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

No other details have been released regarding the robbery, and there are no further details available on the suspects' description. 

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