DETROIT (WXYZ) - An off duty Detroit Police officer swoops into action when thieves strike, putting herself in the line of fire.
It happened at a church on the corner of Mack and McClellan.
According to witnesses three men boarded a bus carrying parishioners up from Cleveland. The parishioners were at the church to witness the pastor’s promotion.
The thieves took a gold chain from the bus driver’s wife and then took off. An off-duty police officer, who was also at the service, saw what was happening and gave chase. Other parishioners also ran after the thieves.
During the chase the guys started shooting. The officer fired back. Neither the officer nor any of the parishioners were hit – it’s not clear if the thieves were injured.
They remain on the loose.
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