1 shot dead at Detroit marijuana dispensary

Mark Hicks
The Detroit News

Detroit police are investigating a shooting at a west-side marijuana dispensary that left one man dead.

The victim was found lying on his back behind the counter at the business in the 12800 block of W. Chicago about 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, investigators said.

The 28-year-old had at least one gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

When officers arrived, the cash register drawers were open and appeared empty, police reported. Authorities are working to determine whether the shooting stemmed from a robbery, Sgt. Nicole Kirkwood said.

A description of a suspect or suspects was not available.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detroit Police Department homicide detectives at (313) 596-2260. Anonymous tips also can be submitted through Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.