Detroit police seek gunman in street robbery


DETROIT – Detroit police on Wednesday released the picture of a man who is wanted in connection with a robbery and shooting.

Police said the 45-year-old victim was sitting in his car in the 5700 block of Fischer Street around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday when a man pproached and asked for a cigarette through the car's window.

As the victim was about to give the man a cigarette, the man produced a gun and told the victim to give him everything. The victim gave up his wallet and cellphone, but was shot, police said.

The victim is expected to recover.

Anyone with information on the man in the picture is asked to call Detroti police at 313-596-1616 or Crime Stoppers at 800-SPEAKUP.