17-year-old shot in Inkster during attempted armed robbery

Investigation launched

The victim was walking down Chestnut Avenue near Moore Street when two men approached and attempted to rob him, police said. 

DETROIT - Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery that left a 17-year-old man injured Saturday morning. 

The victim was walking down Chestnut Avenue near Moore Street when two men approached and attempted to rob him, police said. 

A shot was fired at the victim striking him in the lower leg. The victim managed to get away, and call 911. 

The two men who approached the victim are black, and were wearing dark clothing at the time of the incident. 

If you have any information call 734-287-5000.

 

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