DETROIT – An off-duty police officer was shot Monday morning on Detroit’s west side.
Detroit police say one of their officers was shot at between 7 Mile and 8 Mile roads on Fielding Street early in the morning. It appears that a police vehicle was also hit by gunfire.
There was a group of six armed men firing into the street. Some of the bullets fired were hitting the car of an off-duty Detroit police officer. The officer’s forearm was grazed, and his girlfriend, who was in the car at the time of the shooting, was unharmed.
Detroit investigators say that the officer was in the wrong place at the wrong time. Neighbors say that the couple was targeted.
No other details have been provided at this time. This is an ongoing investigation.