Man injured in officer-involved shooting on Detroit's west side

Posted at 5:43 AM, Aug 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-21 12:09:17-04

A 24-year-old man is in critical condition after a shootout with police officers on Detroit's west side Monday night, police say.

The shootout occurred on Asbury Park, near 8 Mile between Southfield Freeway and Lodge.

Police say officers were patrolling the area Monday night. Around 10 p.m., one officer noticed a group of people and one of them had a weapon. Police tried to question him, but he ran off.

The suspect fired shots and officers fired shots as well, police say. 

It is not yet known how many shots were fired and whether any officers are on leave.