Robbery suspect shot by police on Detroit’s west side

Police responded to robbery in progress

Police shoot robbery suspect on Detroit's west side

DETROIT – A robbery suspect was shot by police on Detroit’s west side.

Detroit police responded to the area of West Chicago Street and Schaefer Highway to a robbery in progress. Police said officers shot the suspect when he pointed a gun at them.

A gun was recovered at the scene. The suspect was taken to a hospital.

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