Man Attempting to Steal Car in Royal Oak Shoots at Owner
(Royal Oak Police, Jan. 15, 2022)
Royal Oak, MI – On January 15, 2022, at 10:49 a.m., Royal Oak officers responded to an attempt UDAA of a Dodge Challenger Hellcat from the parking lot of Royal Express Coney Island located at 1805 E. Eleven Mile Rd.
The suspects broke the window to the vehicle but were unsuccessful with stealing it and fled.
The restaurant was not open at the time and the owner of the vehicle along with two delivery drivers were the only ones at the business.
The suspects returned to the parking lot minutes later and approached the Challenger again. The owner confronted the suspects and attempted to stop them.
One suspect produced a gun and shot at the owner but missed. The owner and both delivery drivers were not injured. One suspect is described as a black male with a thin build wearing all black. The second suspect is described as a black male with braids, light mustache, and a small beard. Both suspects are believed to be in their early to mid-twenties.
The suspects fled driving a Black Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT with Ohio plates on eastbound Eleven Mile Rd. The Jeep is reported stolen out of Ohio. Royal Oak Detectives are investigating the incident.
Anyone with information about this incident should call the Royal Oak Police Department at 248-246-3500.
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