Shooting at marijuana dispensary in Detroit leaves 1 dead, 1 critically injured

click to enlarge Shooting at marijuana dispensary in Detroit leaves 1 dead, 1 critically injured
Steve Neavling

An armed robbery at a marijuana dispensary on Detroit’s west side turned deadly Thursday night.

Police said three suspects entered a dispensary on the 3300 block of Joy at about 8 p.m., announced a holdup, and then shot two people inside the pot shop.

A 34-year-old man was killed, and a 31-year-old was in critical condition.

The robbers stole an undisclosed amount of marijuana before fleeing in a black truck.

Police did not identify the name of the dispensary.

Anyone with information is asked to all police at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers for anonymous tips at 800-SPEAK-UP.

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Steve Neavling

Steve Neavling is an award-winning investigative journalist who operated Motor City Muckraker, an online news site devoted to exposing abuses of power and holding public officials accountable. Neavling also hosted Muckraker Report on 910AM from September 2017 to July 2018. Before launching Motor City Muckraker,...
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