Man shot over potato chips in Detroit

Candice Williams
The Detroit News

Detroit — Police are investigating a Tuesday night shooting after a man reportedly refused to give up his bag of potato chips.

The shooting at 9:30 p.m. happened near Eight Mile and Dequindre, according to police.

A 59-year-old man told police that he was walking in the 20300 block of Conant when a man approached and snatched his chips from his hand. The victim reportedly told the suspect “Yo, man, give me back my chips” and grabbed them back. The man then pulled out a handgun and shot the victim in the groin, police said.

The victim is in a hospital in stable condition.

The shooter is described as having a dark complexion, about 19 years old, 5-foot-6-inches tall and weighing 135 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, black short-sleeve T-shirt and black jeans.