Shooting at gas station sends woman to hospital; arrest made

By SUE SUCHYTA
Sunday Times Newspapers

TAYLOR – One woman is hospitalized and another is in custody following a noon shooting Friday at Marathon Taylor Fuel Stop, 22350 Ecorse Road, between two women who knew each other, police said.

Deputy Police Chief Richard Hopper said in a Nov. 16 press release that officers responded to a call reporting a shooting at noon, where two woman, driving separate cars, pulled into the gas station parking lot. Shortly after, a physical altercation occurred inside the store.

During the dispute, one of the women pulled out a gun and shot the other woman, who was taken to the hospital, police said. There was no word on her condition as of press time.

The alleged shooter, who was taken into custody, has a concealed pistol license. The incident is currently under investigation by the Taylor Police Department.

(Sue Suchyta can be reached at sue.suchyta@yahoo.com.)

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