DETROIT (CBS DETROIT/AP) — Police in Detroit were investigating a downtown shooting over the weekend that left three people wounded, including one by police officers.
Officers responding late Saturday night in the area of Congress and Brush streets to the sounds of gunfire saw a shootout involving a number of people, the department said Sunday in a news release.READ MORE: Biden Announces Nearly $3 Billion To Address Food Shortages
The officers took cover and fired shots that struck a suspect the department said was armed with a weapon, police say.
“At this time, the information available to the Department suggests that in response to this situation, the involved officers fired shots in the course of defending themselves and others at the location,” DPD said in the news release. “One armed suspect was shot as a result of the officers’ actions.”READ MORE: 'These Cases Are Not Over': Michigan Solicitor General Reacts To Court's Ruling In Flint Water Crisis Indictments
Two other people were wounded during the shootout. Each of the wounded was treated at hospitals. None of their wounds were considered to be life-threatening.
Police recovered three guns from the area. Investigators were expected to review police body cameras and other video footage.MORE NEWS: Here Are Ways To Save While On Vacation
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