Man shot while trying to steal vehicle at Detroit gas station; police seek 2

A man was shot while trying to steal a vehicle from a Detroit gas station last week, police said.

According to police, the 20-year-old man attempted to steal a blue older model Chevrolet HHR in the 19300 block of W. Seven Mile Road around 4:05 a.m. July 5. The vehicle's owner fired several shots at the attempted car thief, police said.

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The vehicle's owner and another man then forced the attempted thief out of the vehicle and left. The man who was shot was taken to a hospital for treatment, and police are looking for the two men, who both are in their 30s.

The first man is about 5 feet, 7 inches tall, weighs about 220 pounds, and has a thin mustache. He was last seen wearing black Nike shorts and was armed.

The second man is about 5 feet, 9 inches tall, weighs about 170 pounds, and has short hair, a mustache, and beard. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, white T-shirt black pants, and gray gym shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 313-596-5840 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.