Manager, employee fire shots at attempted robbers at Detroit business

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Posted at 8:29 PM, Oct 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-20 20:30:29-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — The manager and employee at a Detroit business were able to stop an attempted robbery Tuesday afternoon.

Police say three suspects attempted to rob a local business in the 9500 block of Dexter. The suspects entered the store and assaulted an employee. The business's owner, a 47-year-old man, saw what was happening and produced a weapon. Police say both victims then fired shots at the three suspects, striking two of them. One suspect is still at large. The other two were arrested and treated at a local hospital.

This is a preliminary investigation.

Detroit police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident. If you have information, contact the Detroit Police Department's Tenth Precinct at 313-596-1040, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-Up.