Detroit Police officers interrupt shootout near 8 Mile and I75 Thursday

The Detroit Police Department said Thursday morning that plain clothes officers watched two men get into a shootout on 8 Mile.

The plain clothed officers were investigating a fatal shooting at E. 8 Mile Rd and I-75 Service Dr. around 1:15 a.m. when it happened. As they were on scene, the saw two black men exchange gunfire.

The officers were not hurt and did not fire a single shot. The two men escaped before the officers could arrest them. 

Police ask anyone with information to come forward.
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