Man hospitalized after officer-involved shooting on Detroit's east side

Officer fired shots at subject

Officer involved shooting Detroit's east side. (WDIV)

DETROIT - A man was hospitalized after an officer-involved shooting on Detroit's east side, according to Detroit police.

A Detroit police officer fired at the subject in the 5000 block of Rohns Street on Wednesday night.

Police said an off-duty officer saw the man pointing a gun at a woman's head. The officer opened fire when the suspect refused to put the gun down.

The man's condition is unknown. The officer is OK.

Police said the man was driven to the hospital by the same woman he was allegedly assaulting.

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