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Robbery victim shoots at Detroit TV news crew

Robbery victim shoots at Detroit TV news crew following interview attempt; no injuries
Posted on July 15, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on July 15, 2014 at 7:39 a.m.

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit TV news crew took cover and called police after an 88-year-old robbery victim they were trying to interview fired a shot at them.

No one was injured in the Monday shooting. The man was taken away by police in handcuffs.

WXYZ-TV says ( ) its reporter and a photographer went to the man’s home in an attempt to interview him about the robbery, which happened a few days earlier. Police say the man had been knocked down and tied up at his home before $600 and a cellphone were taken.

The station says the man came to the door with a handgun and fired a shot. The TV crew called 911 after the man went back inside.

Another station’s crew was nearby at the time of the shooting.

Information from: WXYZ-TV,

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 FILE - In this April 3, 2014 file photo, Democratic candidate for governor Mark Schauer speaks during a news conference in Grand Rapids, Mich. Political TV ads are set to escalate in the final two months of the race between Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and Schauer, as the campaigns and their deep-pocketed outside allies sharply focus their message to voters. (AP Photo/The Grand Rapids Press, Andrew Kuhn)

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