DETROIT (WWJ) — A shooting on Detroit’s east side has injured two people, including an officer, on Saturday evening. Police Chief James Craig told WWJ Newsradio 950 that a bullet grazed the officer’s foot.
“It’s unknown whether or not if it was self-inflicted to struck by the suspect,” Craig said.READ MORE: Officials In Shiawassee County Will Return Virus Bonuses
Craig said that officers responded to a call near Rosemary and Chalmers, got into an accident with another vehicle, then someone walking by started shooting at the officers.READ MORE: Decades Later, Police Still Try To Solve Fisherman's Death
“One of the police officers responded, exiting the vehicle, returned fire,” Craig said. “However, during that brief exchange, the officer sustained a gunshot wound to his right or left foot.”
The officer is expected to recover. A second person in the accident was also shot and is being treated at the hospital.MORE NEWS: Whitmer's Veto Of Reading Scholarships Sparks Voucher Debate
Police are canvassing that east side neighborhood for a suspect.