By Editor & Publisher Jeff Brown.
According to a press release that PWP received from the Ypsilanti Police Department Tuesday afternoon, an armed robbery occurred in the 500 block of W. Cross Street in Ypsilanti around 7:52 pm Sunday, July 30.
According to Ypsilanti Police, officers were dispatched to the 500 block of W. Cross Street in response to a shot fired. The individual who made the call told police that two black males had been seen running from a Grey Jeep parked at Eagles Market. According to police, the Jeep was seen heading West on Cross Street. A victim later entered a local hospital suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso.
Officers then made contact with the victim. The victim told police that he had met up with two black males and that the two got into his car. The victim told police that the suspect was in the backseat and displayed a black semiautomatic pistol and a struggle occurred over the gun. The victim then started that the gun went off and he was shot. According to Ypsilanti Police, the victim stated that after being shot the two suspects fled his car The victim then went to his nearby home and was taken to the hospital by a roommate.
If you have any additional information regarding this case please contact Lt. Deric Gress at 734-482-9847 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAKUP (773-2587).