A Detroit man was recently killed in a BP gas station over the price of a box of condoms. Michael Haynes II died in the hospital, from a gunshot wound, a few hours after the dispute. He was shot by the cashier at the gas station. The two men got into an argument after Haynes tried to return the box of condoms saying that he had been overcharged. Reuters reports:
A Detroit gas station cashier is behind bars after he allegedly shot a customer in a dispute over a box of condoms. The customer — Michael Haynes II, 24 — died at a hospital, The Huffington Post reports.
Haynes bought a box of condoms about 12:45 a.m. Saturday at a BP station on Detroit’s west side, the Detroit Free Press reports. When Haynes complained about the high price of the condoms and asked for a refund, the cashier refused.
A heated argument ensued, and Haynes started knocking items from the store’s shelves, police said. The cashier pulled out a gun and shot Haynes in the shoulder, Detroit’s WWJ-TV reports.
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