A 61-year-old man shoots a teenager thug trying to rob him of his gun in Detroit
A 61-year-old man shoots a teenager thug trying to rob him of his gun in Detroit A robbery attempt in Detroit backfired when a teenager picked the wrong man to mess with and quickly learned he wasn’t the only person armed.
Darius Summers is a mild-mannered musician in Detroit who just turned 61 years old this week. He also recently received his license to carry a concealed weapon.
“I’d never been through this,” Summers said. “Never shot a gun before. All this is new to me.”
On Sunday morning near his home on Detroit’s west side, Summers was at a gas station.
“I just wanted some coffee, so I walked down here,” Summers said.
He said a 16-year-old boy armed with a gun saw that Summers was also armed, and the teen tried to take his weapon. He stuck his gun in Summers’ back, thinking he was an older, easier target.
“I said, ‘All I want to do is leave,'” Summers said. “He said, ‘You can’t leave.’ I said, ‘OK. What do you want to d