DETROIT, MI – 45 year old Carl Bell was shopping at Happy Food Party Store at 8 MileRoad and Hubbell on Detroit’s northwest side is dead tonight after a 39 year old father and his 15 year old teen son beat him to death and robbed him inside of the store. The Mr. Bell was knocked to the ground where they rifled through his pockets and then fled the scene.
Detroit Police had initially thought Mr. Bell was in his 60’s but later learned that he was only 45 years old. Police believe an argument is what sparked the attack.
The gentlemen was taken to Sinai Grace Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
The 39 year old and his 15 year old son are in police custody. A second teen had been taken into custody but has since been released. Charges are pending.
As further details develop, we will update our information.