Shots fired after truck stolen from Westside Detroit used car dealership


DETROIT – Gunshots broke out at a Detroit car dealership Saturday after an attempted car theft.

According to authorities, a suspect was trying to steal a Ford F-150 from a used car dealership located on the corner of Joy Road and Ward Avenue. An employee of the dealership fired at the car thief, striking the truck, which was later abandoned on Sorrento Avenue, a block away from the dealership.

Police believe the employee may have accidentally shot himself in the foot.

The culprit was not found when the police arrived. It is unknown if they were struck by shots.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department at  313-596-5200.