Detroit police believe off-duty officer was targeted in shooting on I-75
DETROIT – An off-duty Detroit police officer was injured during a shootout with a pickup truck driver who reportedly rammed into her vehicle on I-75. Police said the officer and the suspected gunman knew each other. According to authorities, the off-duty officer was driving on the interstate at about 3 a.m. when a 34-year-old man in a black F-150 repeatedly started to rear end her car. Both the officer and the suspected gunman were shot. The suspected gunman was taken into police custody and transported to a hospital, where he is listed in critical condition.
Driver sparks shootout by pinning off-duty Detroit officer’s car against wall on I-75, police say
DETROIT – An off-duty Detroit police officer was injured during a shootout with a pickup truck driver who repeatedly rammed into her vehicle on I-75, according to officials. As she tried to drive away, the pickup truck followed her and rammed into her vehicle, pinning her against the construction barrier wall, officials said. The 34-year-old man driving the pickup truck was known to the officer, police said. He got out of the pickup truck and started to exchange gunfire with the officer, according to authorities. During the shootout, both the officer and the 34-year-old man were struck by gunfire, police said.