Detroit police searching for armed suspect that fired shots at officers

Tyler James Hood, 33 (photo: the Detroit Police Department)

Detroit police are searching for a suspect that fired shots at Detroit police officers Saturday night.

Police said the suspect is Tyler James Hood; a 33-year-old white male, 5'11 and weighing 180 lbs. Hood was last seen wearing a bubble jacket.

He is considered to be armed and dangerous.

According to Detroit police, at around 8:30 p.m. officers observed an armed man enter a car at Puritan Ave and Beaverland St. They attempted a traffic stop, but the suspect inside the car fired shots at officers. 

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The suspect then led police on a chase until he bailed out on foot in the area of Lyndon St & Bramell on the city's west side. Officers who were in pursuit were not injured and did not return fire, police said.

DPD says a female passenger stayed in the vehicle and is cooperating with police.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department.