DETROIT (CBS Detroit) — Police arrested a man in connection with the shooting death of a 64-year-old man in Detroit last week.
According to the Detroit Police Department, the incident happened on Jan. 17 at Andy’s Market on James Couzens.READ MORE: Nessel Sends Investigators To Gaylord To Check Out Reports Of Price Gouging After Tornado
Police said the suspect entered the store and attempted to buy liquor. As the 64-year-old man opened a door to exit the register area, the suspect produced a weapon and fired shots, fatally wounding him. He then pointed his gun at a 37-year-old man, demanding that he open the cash registers before fleeing the store with an undisclosed amount of money.READ MORE: Detroit Man Charged In Fatal Hit-And-Run That Killed 32-Year-Old Woman
Police said he also robbed the Golden Beauty Supply Shop on W Seven Mile Road.
“This is excellent police work by our officers to get a dangerous suspect off the streets,” Chief James E. White said. “We continue to relentlessly pursue dangerous criminals who pose a threat to our community. My sincere thanks to our Special Response Team (SRT), Homicide Unit, undercover officers, and 8th Precinct officers.”
An investigation is ongoing.MORE NEWS: Rollover Crash In Highland Park Kills 1 Person
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