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Off-duty Detroit police officer found dead inside Garden City home

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Posted at 5:31 AM, Jun 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-07 07:58:14-04

GARDEN CITY, Mich. (WXYZ) — An off-duty Detroit police officer was found dead inside a home in Garden City.

Authorities say that around 11:42 p.m. Sunday, police responded to reports of a person with a gunshot wound at a home located on Belton near Cherry Hill. When officers arrived, they found one person dead inside the home and another who had suffered a gunshot wound, located outside the home.

The deceased was identified as a Detroit police officer, who was off-duty at the time of the incident. The subject found outside was transported to a local hospital and is being treated.

Police say it appeared to be a domestic incident and there is no danger to the public.

Garden City Police are actively investigating the incident.