Two Detroit police officer were injured in a shootout that happened Monday morning on Detroit's east side, confirms the Detroit Police Department. The shooting happened near Interstate-94 and Moross.
Detroit Police Chief James Craig says the officerse got a call about a stolen vehicle. When they arrived at the car, a man and a woman were inside the vehicle. Police say the woman got out and ran, and the man appeared to be tucking a weapon in between the seats and would not exit the vehicle.
That's when he took off, and eventually pulled over at a house near the I-94 service drive and got out of the car and started running. As he was running through a backyard on Moross, police say he turned around and began firing several shots at the officer. One officer was grazed in the leg with a bullet. The second officer was also injured, but it is unclear how so at this time. They are both in the hospital in serious condition.
The suspect was also hit when police fired back. The suspect is also listed in serious condition. The weapon used in the shooting has been recovered.
No one else was injured in the shooting, tho a nearby DDOT bus was also hit by a bullet.
The woman believed to be in the vehicle was arrested at a park nearby.
This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 2 for updates.