Shooting at Fairlane Town Center mall injures one

Mark Hicks
The Detroit News

Dearborn police are investigating a shooting Monday at Fairlane Town Center mall that left one person injured.

The incident was reported at about 5:50 p.m. outside the shopping center on Michigan Avenue, police said in a statement.

"The preliminary investigation revealed that an unknown suspect attempted to rob the victim of his personal belongings as he was exiting the mall," according to the release.

The victim was rushed to a hospital and listed in temporary serious condition Monday night, police said. Their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

A description of the suspect, and other details about the incident, were not immediately available.

The Dearborn Police Department will "aggressively investigate this brazen crime and utilize all available resources to bring those responsible to justice," Chief Ronald Haddad said in a statement. "Reckless such as this endanger innocent lives and will not be tolerated. Please remember to stay vigilant and safe this holiday season.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the department at (313) 943-2241. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.