DETROIT (WJBK) - Detroit police have a man in custody after a car crash and shooting with the suspect early Friday morning on the city's east side. An officer was injured in the accident when his unmarked squad car was t-boned by a man in a Dodge Charger.
Police say around 12:15 a.m., the officer saw two drivers chasing each other near Seven Mile and Mound roads, and a person inside the car was firing shots at the other car. The officer attempted to shop the vehicle, but the driver of the Charger t-boned the officer's car.
The suspect then jumped out, started to run away and pulled out a weapon. Police say the officer then pulled out his weapon, too, and fired two shots. The suspect was not hit.
The officer lost site of the suspect, but a witness told police the suspect was hiding in a car near their home. Police were able to take the suspect into custody without incident.
The officer is being treated for minor injuries at the hospital. Police say they're hand and possible head injuries due to the accident.
Detroit police has not yet given the suspect nor the officer's name.