By Ron Dewey

DETROIT (WWJ) – Detroit police are investigating a double shooting that took place at a coney island restaurant on the city’s west side overnight.

Police say it happened at Legends Coney Island restaurant at the corner of West Davison and Lynnwood late Tuesday night.

Investigators remained on the scene Wednesday morning, where bullet casings and dollar bills could still be seen on the restaurant floor.

Police say a man was waiting for his order when he was confronted by an armed robber. The customer was also armed and both men exchanged fire, both striking each other. After the shooting, the robber ran off and the customer was taken to the hospital where he was last reported in temporary-serious condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department at 313-267-4600 or the DPD tip line at 313-596-2313. You can provide an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-SPEAK UP or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637). Text tips must start with the letters DPD, followed by the tip information.


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