MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. – A burglary suspect is hospitalized after Warren police shot him at the Knights Inn early Thursday morning on the Warren and Madison Heights border.
According to Warren police, officers went to arrest a person about 1:30 a.m. Thursday at the motel on Dequindre Road who allegedly committed a burglary in Auburn Hills. When officers moved in to make the arrest in the motel parking lot, the suspect attempted to run the officers over and rammed a police vehicle.
Officers fired shots, hitting the suspect. The 35-year-old man is hospitalized in critical condition.
Officers are conducting a search warrant at the Knights Inn motel room where he was staying with a woman and two children. The woman and children were not injured.
A Warren Special Operations unit had been monitoring the man at the motel. He is a parole absconder with a history of robbery and drug arrests. They followed him to Auburn Hills where he allegedly stole a safe. They followed him back to the motel and called for backup. That’s where the suspect was shot.
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