2 arrested after Sterling Heights shooting leads to chase through Oakland County, Detroit, Warren

Fleeing vehicle rolls onto side after Warren police perform PIT maneuver

The scene of a rollover crash after a Sterling Heights shooting prompted a police chase through Oakland County, Detroit and Warren on Jan. 10, 2021. (WDIV)

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – Two people were arrested Sunday after a shooting in Sterling Heights sparked a police chase through Oakland County, Detroit and Warren, according to authorities.

Michigan State Police troopers were called around 8:50 p.m. Sunday as Warren officers pursued a vehicle involved in a domestic assault shooting in Sterling Heights, officials said.

Troopers joined the chase as the vehicle fled through Oakland County and continued into Detroit, police said.

State police tried to stop the fleeing vehicle with a PIT maneuver, but the driver made a U-turn and continued to avoid police, according to authorities.

When a Warren police officer also performed a PIT maneuver, the vehicle rolled onto its side, ending the chase, officials said.

The two people inside the fleeing vehicle were arrested without incident, police said. Warren officers took them into custody.

State police will investigate the car chase, while investigation of the original incident will be handled by Sterling Heights and Warren police, authorities said.

The scene of a rollover crash after a Sterling Heights shooting prompted a police chase through Oakland County, Detroit and Warren on Jan. 10, 2021. (WDIV)
The scene of a rollover crash after a Sterling Heights shooting prompted a police chase through Oakland County, Detroit and Warren on Jan. 10, 2021. (WDIV)

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