Stick-up Man Shot by Victim Who Has Gun License, Detroit Police Say

January 06, 2016, 12:25 PM

It's getting riskier to be a robber in Detroit.

A would-be robber ended up in the hospital Tuesday night after being shot and wounded by a man with a concealed pistol license, Mark Hicks writes in The Detroit News. It's far from the first time a victim has been shot a robber in the city.

The armed suspect approached the victim about about 8:15 p.m. near Ohio and Beechdale on the city’s west side and “announced the hold-up,” The News reports. The victim resisted,  pulled out his weapon, which sparked an exchange of gunfire that left the suspect wounded.

Prosecutors haven't yet decided whether the victim would be charged, the paper says.

Read more:  The Detroit News

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