Suspect shot, killed while trying to rob Detroit tow truck driver who has CPL – FOX 2 Detroit

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A tow truck driver shot and killed a suspect who tried to rob him on Detroit’s east side Monday.

Police said the truck driver was meeting with the suspect to buy a junk car in the area of 7 Mile and Kelly when he was ambushed around 9:35 a.m. The driver, who is a CPL holder, pulled out a gun and fatally shot the suspect.

While the shooting remains under investigation, Detroit police said it appears it was self-defense. 

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