Detroit high school basketball coach, 70, fatally shoots teen in attempted robbery, police say
Police spokeswoman Officer Cassandra Lewis says assistant girls' basketball coach Ernest Robinson was accosted by two males Friday evening, Feb. 1, while walking with two team members outside King High School.
Lewis says the males announced a robbery and struggled with Robinson, who pulled a handgun and fired. She says Robinson is a reserve police officer and licensed to carry a concealed pistol.
Detroit Schools' spokesman Steve Wasko says 16-year-old Michael Scott was killed and an unnamed 15-year-old was wounded. Scott's mother has told reporters her son did not have a gun.
Prosecutors were reviewing the case Wednesday to determine whether to file charges.
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