Police say the officer was part of the Oakland County Sheriff's Narcotics Enforcement Team. The team was conducting an undercover drug investigation at the condos when a suspect pulled a weapon on one of the undercover officers. The suspect placed the gun to the officer's head in an attempt to rob him.
The officer pulled out his own gun and fired shots at the suspect, striking him.
The suspect, a 17-year-old from Southfield, was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The officer was not injured.