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Moment Detroit man strolls into gas station in daylight before brandishing gun at man carrying baby

Shocking surveillance video shows a Michigan man pulling a gun on a father who was holding his sleeping baby at a gas station in one of America’s most crime-ridden cities.

The father reacts quickly, waving his arms in front of the gunman in an attempt to grab the weapon during the altercation at a Detroit gas station Sunday night.

The suspect then steps out of the store and is seen in the parking lot with the firearm. Investigators suspect the weapon jammed when the father tried to grab it.

The wild video is now part of an aggravated assault investigation and police have taken one person into custody.

Investigators believe the suspect aimed it at the father after an argument broke out between the couple, although it’s unclear what the argument was about or whether they knew each other before the tiff.

Shocking surveillance video shows a suspect who delivered a gun pulled a gun on a man holding a baby at a Michigan gas station

Shocking surveillance video shows a suspect who delivered a gun pulled a gun on a man holding a baby at a Michigan gas station

The unknown suspect walked into the gas station store on the corner of Hubbell and Tireman Avenues around 5:50 p.m. in broad daylight on Sunday.

The unknown suspect walked into the gas station store on the corner of Hubbell and Tireman Avenues around 5:50 p.m. in broad daylight on Sunday.

The unknown suspect walked into the gas station store on the corner of Hubbell and Tireman Avenues around 5:50 p.m. in broad daylight on Sunday.

Video from outside the store shows the suspect, visible with both hands, walking through the parking lot before entering the store.

With a non-threatening demeanor that gives no clue as to what’s to come, he walks past a customer who had just finished refueling and heads to the store.

The suspect drew his gun when he opened the shop door and aimed at the father. Police believe he followed the father into the store after an argument.

The father, who was carrying his sleeping seven-month-old baby, was standing about three feet from the suspect when he drew his weapon.

It’s unclear when exactly the alleged spat broke out or what the pair were fighting over.

Detroit Police released a video of the incident early Monday morning, asking the public for help identifying the suspect.

As of early Monday morning, police confirmed that: WXYZ that an interested party has been detained. Officials did not release any further information about the detainee.

Video from outside the store shows the suspect, with both hands visible, walking through the parking lot before entering the store

Video from outside the store shows the suspect, with both hands visible, walking through the parking lot before entering the store

The suspect drew his gun when he opened the shop door and pointed it at the father

The suspect drew his gun when he opened the shop door and pointed it at the father

The father reacts quickly and waves his arms in front of the shooter in an attempt to grab the weapon

The father reacts quickly and waves his arms in front of the shooter in an attempt to grab the weapon

Police believe gun jammed after father tried to take it from suspect

Police believe gun jammed after father tried to take it from suspect

The incident comes just weeks after Detroit leaders launched an initiative to tackle gun violence in the crime-ridden city.

Federal and local law enforcement officials are targeting the Detroit communities with the highest rates of fatal and nonfatal shootings, robberies and aggravated firearms assaults.

During the summer crackdown, which lasts until Labor Day, criminals arrested and charged with gun crimes in one of the target communities will be prosecuted in federal court.

Criminals convicted of illegally possessing firearms would face harsher sentences, up to 10 years in prison and $250,000 in fines, by being tried in federal court rather than state court.

Federal prosecutors said they will also consider bringing charges against those accused of using weapons to commit violent or drug crimes in the targeted areas.

“This strategy is designed to significantly reduce violence by focusing strictly on those who commit it and to return these neighborhoods to the majority of residents who want to live in peace,” US Attorney Dawn Ison said. The Detroit News earlier this month.

‘We go for the most violent people, the most violent groups and the most violent places.’

Last year, the FBI revealed that Detroit is one of the most violent cities in America, amid an increase in assaults, shootings and murders.

Two years ago, the city reported a rate of 2,248.4 violent crimes per 100,000 residents.

The city also saw a 10.25 percent increase in violent crime from 2019 to 2020.

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