Undercover Michigan State Police trooper shot in Detroit; 2 in custody

Trooper in critical condition Tuesday morning

Michigan State Police vehicle. (WDIV)

DETROIT – An undercover Michigan State Police trooper was shot early Tuesday morning in Northwest Detroit.

UPDATE: 2 people taken into custody

According to MSP, an undercover narcotics unit was conducting surveillance at an apartment complex on Riverview Street near Telegraph Road and I-96 when someone started shooting at them. A male trooper was reportedly hit by gunfire.

The scene of a Sept. 27, 2022, shooting on Riverview Street in Detroit. (WDIV)

Police say the trooper is hospitalized and is in critical condition.

Investigators are currently searching for a suspect. No description has been released at this time.

MSP has been releasing updates on Twitter overnight.

Stay with Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit for updates.


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