Southfield man charged in double shooting at Detroit gas station

Posted at 6:02 PM, Jul 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-01 19:42:11-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — A man was charged Monday in a non-fatal shooting at a gas station in Detroit.

Anthony Phillips, 31, of Southfield, was charged with three counts of assault with intent to murder, eight counts of felony firearm and several other charges.

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The incident happened June 28 around 10:30 p.m. in the 19100 block of Telegraph Road. Phillips discharged his weapon in the gas station, striking two victims before leaving the scene on foot, according to a Wayne County prosecutor.

Upon arrival to the scene, officers came upon a 13-year-old boy, of Redford, who suffered a serious gunshot wound and was transported to a nearby hospital. The second victim, a 23-year-old man of Lincoln Park, also suffered a serious gunshot wound but was privately transported to a hospital. Both victims have non-life threatening injuries.

After media coverage of the incident, Phillips turned himself in to the authorities.