Two people were shot Tuesday night in Urbandale after they attempted to rob a father and son looking for a car to buy, police said.
During the attack the son pulled a revolver and fired shots, hitting two of the attackers in the chest, Blocker said. Blocker said the father and son had come to Battle Creek to look at a car advertised on the internet classified advertising site. Blocker said the son, who has a to carry a concealed firearm, pulled out the revolver and fired at least two shots.
All three of the attackers fled. Both had suffered gunshot wounds to the chest.
They were taken by ambulance to Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. The third attacker was not found and police are continuing their search.
Blocker said he is unsure whether the man was wounded. Michigan Ave. Officers recovered the revolver used in the shooting.
Blocker said police are unsure whether the attackers were armed. Contact Trace Christenson at or tchrist battlecreekenquirer.
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Craigslist ruse ends with two shot in Urbandale. Trace Christenson Battle Creek Enquirer.
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