Family Dollar security guard shoots attempted carjacker - FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13

Family Dollar security guard shoots attempted carjacker

Posted: Updated:
A 47-year-old retired Detroit Police officer, now working as a security guard, shot a man who was attempting to carjack a woman Friday night.

Detroit Police Sgt. Michael Woody says this occurred shortly after 8 p.m. at the Dexter Family Dollar, near Fullerton Street on Detroit's west side.

The guard was on-duty when he observed three armed black males attempt to carjack the woman in the store's parking lot.

As he attempted to stop the crime, the would-be carjackers pointed a gun at him. The guard responded quickly, drawing his weapon and opening fire.

The three suspects fled the scene on foot. Police responded quickly and found one of the men lying in the street, shot in the stomach and his right arm. That man, described as a 23 year-old black male, was listed in critical condition late Friday night.

The other two suspects fled on foot.
  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Jimmy Buffett on why he loves to play in Detroit

    Jimmy Buffett on why he loves to play in Detroit

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:04 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:04:51 GMT
    Fox 2 caught up with Jimmy, who tells us he remembers working the crowd into party mode the day Detroit declared bankruptcy.
    Fox 2 caught up with Jimmy, who tells us he remembers working the crowd into party mode the day Detroit declared bankruptcy.
  • New hearing aid technology syncs with your iPhone

    New hearing aid technology syncs with your iPhone

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:03:18 GMT
    Ten percent of Americans have some hearing loss but most of the people who could get help from a hearing aid won't wear one because they are embarrassed. But now, new technology may change the way we feel about hearing aids.
    Ten percent of Americans have some hearing loss but most of the people who could get help from a hearing aid won't wear one because they are embarrassed. But now, new technology may change the way we feel about hearing aids.
  • Vandals damage historic Detroit cemetery

    Vandals damage historic Detroit cemetery

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-07-26 00:14:07 GMT
    Photo by Pat Krause who has loved ones buried at WoodmerePhoto by Pat Krause who has loved ones buried at Woodmere
    Police are looking for suspects after vandals disturb the peace at a historic Detroit cemetery. Someone broke into a mausoleum and made a mess with spray paint and ashes.
    Police are looking for suspects after vandals disturb the peace at a historic Detroit cemetery. Someone broke into a mausoleum and made a mess with spray paint and ashes.
  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast
Powered by WorldNow

WHBQ-TV | Fox 13
485 S. Highland St.
Memphis, TN 38111

Main Station: (901) 320-1313
Newsroom: (901) 320-1340

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices