Police shoot, kill suspect during high-speed chase & shootout in Southwest Detroit

Detroit police
Posted at 4:12 AM, Nov 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 17:43:14-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Officers shot a suspect in an exchange of gunfire on the city's southwest side, according to a spokesperson from the Detroit Police Department. Police tell us that suspect has died.

Early Wednesday morning, officers were called to the area of the 2300 block of Cabot for reports of shots fired into an occupied dwelling.

A description of the suspect vehicle was given, a blue Pontiac G6 with Michigan license APQ466.

Around 1:57 a.m., officers saw the vehicle in the area and tried to stop it when the suspect vehicle sped off leading officers on a high-speed pursuit to the city's east side and back to the west side before the chase was called off. MSP also helped in the pursuit.

Officers on the city's southwest side once again saw the suspect vehicle around 2:30 a.m. and again attempted to stop it when a pursuit began again.

According to DPD, occupant(s) in the suspect vehicle fired shots at the pursuing officers who returned fire, striking one individual.

A tourniquet was applied on the wounded suspect and CPR was started, police say. The suspect later died, police say.