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Off-duty Detroit officer shoots at attempted robbers, police still seek one suspect

Posted: 6:25 AM, Aug 01, 2016
Updated: 2016-08-01 21:18:04Z
Off-duty officer fires shots at attempted robber

Police say an off-duty Detroit officer fired shots at attempted robbers around 2 a.m. Monday.

Detroit police say the officer was visiting his girlfriend in the 16800 block of Linwood when a suspect carrying a rifle approached his car as he was leaving in an apparent robbery attempt. The off-duty officer then fired at least 10 rounds at the suspect and his getaway vehicle.

One of the suspects was hit and ended up at the hospital. Detroit police released a photo of another suspect in the case. 

The suspect they are searching for was driving the getaway vehicle, a Chrysler 200. The vehicle was later found abandoned and riddled with bullet holes. 

If you have any information regarding this incident, call police.