2 taken into custody after police pursuit through Detroit

Driver was wanted in connection with a homicide, police say

MSP chase after 2 people who allegedly pointed gun at Detroit police
MSP chase after 2 people who allegedly pointed gun at Detroit police

DETROIT – Michigan State Police released footage of a Friday night police pursuit through the streets of Detroit.

According to authorities, two people pointed weapons at a Detroit police officers and drove off in a Dodge Charger. When MSP Troopers found a vehicle that matched the DPD description driving with no lights on, the vehicle took off.

Police said the pursuit began just after 10:30 p.m near the intersection of Evergreen Road and I-96.

Police dashcam footage captures the vehicles speeding through neighborhoods.

The pursuit ended when the Charger ran a stop sign near the intersection of Kentfield Street and I-96 and struck a DPD cruiser.

The two were taken into police custody.

MSP said the Dodge Charger was confirmed stolen and a stolen handgun was also recovered. The driver, police said, was wanted in connection with a homicide.

No major injuries were reported.

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