Alleged Would-Be Robber Killed At Detroit’s Historic Hip Hop Shop (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) Eminem helped make Detroit’s Hip Hop Shop famous.

The location was an early stomping ground for the platinum-selling rapper, and it served as the inspiration for the battle scenes in Em’s 2002 movie 8 Mile.

According to multiple news outlets, the Hip Hop Shop was the site of a fatal shooting on Monday afternoon.

An alleged would-be robber was killed by the 41-year-old store owner.

Police believe the owner had a license to carry a concealed weapon and the shooting was an act of self-defense.

Authorities have stated the owner claimed the man said “run your pockets” and threatened to hit him with a brick.

The 26-year-old victim was unarmed. The unnamed man’s father suggested his son sold CDs.

The Hip Hop Shop owner was taken into police custody for questioning.