Detroit police release pictures of suspect wanted for shooting at officers

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Detroit police have released surveillance pictures of a suspect and vehicle they are searching for in relation to a man opening fire on their officers.

Police have recovered a weapon but are still looking for the suspect who shot at officers, and two other men.

The incident happened in the area of E. State Fair on the city's west side. 

Officers were responding to reports of a gunman walking the street, when they heard shots and located the scene.

Officer says the gunman turned on them, firing 8 to 10 rounds, according to Chief James Craig.

Its believed a drug turf war may have led to the situation. 

One man was taken into custody at the scene, related to the narcotics situation. But he was not the shooter.

The shooter, who was with two other men at the time, remains at large. He is described as an African American man, wearing all black, with a white t-shirt underneath his jacket.

The car police are searching for is described as an older gray 4 door Chrysler.

No one was hurt.  


 

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