Hamtramck jewelry store owner shoots, kills would-be robber

Police find armed robbery suspect dead inside Hamtramck jewelry store; 2 other suspects arrested


HAMTRAMCK, Mich. – A jewelry store owner shot at three armed robbery suspects Thursday, killing one of them.

The owner inside Mike's Detroit Jewelry and Pawn Shop on Joseph Compau Street was confronted by three would-be robbers when he pulled his own weapon.

Police officers made their way into the store and took two suspects into custody. The third suspect's body was found inside the store.

Police say the store owner is cooperating.

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