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Robbery, Shooting At Possible Illegal Gambling Operation Leaves 2 Dead

August 14, 2018 - 7:19 am

DETROIT (WWJ) - Two people are dead, and another is hospitalized, following a robbery and shooting at a possible illegal gambling operation in Detroit.

It happened early Tuesday morning at a home on Andover Street off E. State Fair, between John R and I-75 just south of 8 Mile Road. 

One man, 30- to 35-years-old, was shot in the stomach and went into cardiac arrest. First responders attempted CPR but the man died on the scene.

Another man, 55-years-old, was shot in the ankle and taken to the hospital.

A third man who was not shot but was trying to escape the scene collapsed in a nearby yard. He was taken to the hospital where he was dead on arrival. It's believed he suffered a heart attack. 

The suspect fled the scene and remains at large.

An investigation is on going.