February 26, 2014 at 11:35 pm

Security guard, 24, killed chasing robbery suspects outside Detroit pharmacy

A 24-year-old security guard was fatally shot Wednesday night as he chased two suspects believed to have robbed a woman Wednesday night in a west side pharmacy parking lot, Detroit Police said.

Police said a 32-year-old robbery victim ran into a CVS in a strip mall in the 16800 block of Schaefer at 8:50 p.m. Wednesday, where she told the security guard she had been robbed in the parking lot, according to Detroit police officer Adam Madera.

The security guard ran into the parking lot, where he was shot in the neck, police said. Police did not release details of the shooting.

Two suspects in a burgundy Taurus were in custody Wednesday night, said Deputy Chief Rodney Johnson. Their names and other information were not released.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Detroit Police Department Homicide Bureau at (313) 596-2260.

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