Woman fires back at gunmen outside Detroit store

39-year-old victim struck by gunfire

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DETROIT - Detroit police say a 30-year-old woman is recovering after being shot during an attempted robbery Tuesday outside a store.

Police said the woman was leaving the store, which is near Plymouth and Meyers, just before noon when a gunman approached her and started firing shots.

The woman, who is a concealed pistol license holder, fired back at the gunman as he fled with another man in a red, rusty Dodge Neon, police said.

The woman was hit by a shot as the crooks drove away, police said.

She's listed in temporary serious condition.

Police didn't release detailed descriptions of the gunmen.

Anyone who might have witnessed the shooting or has information on the gunmen is asked to call Detroit police at 313-596-5240.

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