Police: Pair shot, robbed man buying car in Detroit
Detroit police have released composite sketches of two suspects wanted in a recent shooting and robbery on the city’s west side.
The pair had been selling a car to a man at about 5:30 p.m. March 15 in the 15000 block of Patton “when they produced a handgun and fired shots at him, striking him multiple times,” investigators said in a statement.
While the victim lay on the ground, both suspects stole an undisclosed amount of money from him then fled in a black 1998 Oldsmobile Bravada, according to the release.
The man survived the shooting. Authorities did not release further details Monday.
The first suspect is described as an African-American male, age 25-30, 6-foot-4, 200 pounds, clean shaven with a slim build, light complexion, hazel brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, dark blue jeans, baseball cap and armed with a handgun.
The other suspect is described as black, age 25-30, 6 feet tall, 300 pounds, with a dark complexion, brown eyes, heavy build, bushy Afro, last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and armed with a handgun.
Anyone who recognizes them or has information on the crime is asked to call the Detroit Police Department’s Eighth Precinct at (313) 596-5840. Anonymous tips also can be submitted through the DPD Connect app or Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.