Gunman charged for shooting at Detroit police officers

Posted at 1:41 PM, Sep 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-26 13:41:59-04

The gunman who allegedly ambushed two Detroit police officers last week is facing several charges for the incident.

Mack Sheckels, 22, is charged with carrying a concealed weapon, two counts of felonious assault, four counts of felony firearm, resisting and obstructing a police officer and reckless use of a firearm.

It started Friday night on the city's west side when Detroit police officers pulled over a vehicle for speeding near Midland and Manor streets.

Sheckels allegedly got out of the driver's side rear door, fired one shot and then fled the scene.

He was eventually captured a short distance away thanks to a combination of Michigan State Police and Detroit police.

Sheckels will be arraigned Wednesday morning on the charges.