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Man points gun during gas station confrontation, gets arrested

James David Dickson
The Detroit News

Detroit — A 28-year-old man was arrested late Monday night on Detroit's west side after allegedly pointing a gun at a 50-year-old man during a confrontation at a gas station.

Officer Holly Lowe, a Detroit police spokeswoman, said the alleged assault took place about 11:20 p.m. at a gas station on the 15400 block of Schoolcraft, which is just off Greenfield.

Police say the two men had a confrontation of some sort, during which the younger man pulled a gun and pointed it at the older man.

Police arrived at the scene and spoke to the suspect, who is a CPL holder. He told police he believed the other man was trying to rob him. Police arrested him and will continue to investigate the incident.