Detroit Police: Officers Shoot Man Who Pointed Gun at Them

November 21, 2020, 4:54 AM

Detroit police shot and wounded a man Friday night in the area of Schaefer Highway and West Chicago on the west side, Fox 2 reports.

Police said patrolling officers spotted what they believed was a robbery in progress outside a store. When they confronted the man, police say he pointed a gun at them, prompting officers to fire.

The suspect, in his 30, is hospitalized where he was listed in temporary seriouis condition.

Capt. Michael Chambers tells Fox 2 it was a "great job by officers."

More details to come.

Read more:  Fox 2

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