Home Depot fender-bender turns deadly after angry driver opens fire on Michigan man
A pickup driver gunned down another driver who bumped his car in a minor collision outside a Michigan hardware store.
Police said a 42-year-old Detroit contractor struck the pickup about 10 a.m. Monday with his vehicle following a previous dispute, and both drivers began to pull away.
The the pickup driver pulled alongside the other man’s driver’s side window and fired two gunshots, and the fatally wounded victim attempted to flee before crashing into a stop sign.
“The suspect appeared to be waiting for the victim to exit,” said Detroit Police Chief James Craig. “The suspect followed and fatally assaulted (the victim), firing several shots.”
The gunman, described as a black man in his 30s, fled in a silver Chevrolet Silverado and remains at large.
The victim’s name has not been released.
A customer at another Home Depot, about 12 miles away in Auburn Hills, opened fire last week on two suspected shoplifters as they fled.
Watch this video report posted online by WDIV-TV: