MSP investigating shooting at parade traffic point involving Flint police officer

Police officer was uninjured, gunman was struck, police say

MSP investigating Flint police officer involved in shooting at parade traffic point
MSP investigating Flint police officer involved in shooting at parade traffic point

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.

More: Genesee County news


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