DETROIT (WWJ) – A shooting on Detroit’s west side late Tuesday afternoon involving an off-duty Detroit police officer.
Detroit Police say the officer went to help when he heard an accident near his home in the Ashton and Schoolcraft area.READ MORE: City Of Detroit Celebrates New Mixed-Use Development Project Named After Artist
The officer chased a man, who witnesses say had run away from the scene.READ MORE: Oakland County Hosting Free Counseling And Resource Events Following Tragedy At Oxford High School
Police say when the officer caught the man, he started firing at the officer .
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The man was arrested and taken to Grace Hospital.