UPDATE: Party Store Clerk Killed, Police Search for Suspect

Helicopter and K-9 units are brought in to search for a man wanted in connection with the shooting.

Follow Farmington Hills police news on Patch. Photo credit: Patch file photo
Follow Farmington Hills police news on Patch. Photo credit: Patch file photo
Farmington Hills Police are investigating a shooting that killed a clerk early Saturday afternoon at Tom's Party Store, located on Inkster Road north of Eight Mile. 

WDIV-TV reports that a man who walked into the store around 12:30 p.m. found a clerk had been shot and flagged down police. Investigators are looking for a black male who is 6-feet tall, 180 pounds and wearing a dark green jacket and winter hat. 

Police are still searching for the suspect; according to the report, K-9 and helicopter units have been brought in to assist. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Farmington Hills Police command desk, 248-871-2610. 

Read the full WDIV story and WXYZ-TV's coverage
Alan Stamm December 28, 2013 at 03:28 PM
From WXYZ: "Farmington Hills Police are investigating the murder of a clerk at a party store in Farmington Hills. It happened at Tom's Party Store on Inkster Road, just north of 8 Mile. "Police were called to the scene about 12:30 pm Saturday. Witnesses had reported an armed robbery where the victim had been shot." http://bit.ly/Jl5AsM
Joni Hubred-Golden December 28, 2013 at 03:33 PM
I've included the links to WDIV and WXYZ coverage in the story, thanks!
John Wills December 28, 2013 at 04:30 PM
I would like to know why Nixle was not used by the police to alert nearby residents and we could more or less "lock down" in the event the suspect is trying to take cover from the helicopters and dogs? Or at least let us know the situation so we can also be on the lookout?


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