FLINT, Mich. – Michigan State Police officers are investigating a shooting that happened Saturday afternoon in Flint.
According to authorities, a Flint police officer was working at a traffic point for the city’s Juneteenth Celebration when the lone occupant of a vehicle drove up and fired a shot at him just after 2 p.m.
Police said the officer wasn’t hit and returned fire, striking the suspect.
Police said no bystanders were injured in the shooting. The suspected gun man has been hospitalized.
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￼— MSP Bay Region (@mspbayregion) June 19, 2021
At the request of the Flint Police Department, the Michigan State Police is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred at approximately 2:14 p.m. in the City of Flint involving a Flint Police Officer. pic.twitter.com/WJgZIGGMhE
The officer was not injured, nor were any bystanders who were in the area. This incident remains under investigation.— MSP Bay Region (@mspbayregion) June 19, 2021