Police investigating after would-be thief shot and killed at Detroit's famed Hip Hop Shop

Posted at 10:21 PM, Oct 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-11 11:13:40-04

A store owner on Detroit’s west side has shot and killed a man police say tried to rob him.

The shooting happened Monday evening outside the Hip Hop Shop on Seven Mile near Greenfield.

The deceased man’s family says he just had a baby a few weeks ago. Police say the shooting happened just before 5:00 p.m.and that the victim was shot by the store owner of the Hip Hop Shop.

The Hip Hop Shop was featured in the movie 8 mile with Eminem.

Police at the scene say it appears the owner was warding off a would be robber.

Police are not releasing the name of the victim.

We’re told the store owner was taken into custody for questioning.

He is a licensed concealed pistol holder.