Police officer shot in the vest at hotel

Posted at 8:25 PM, Jan 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-16 13:17:22-05

One person is dead after allegedly shooting a police officer on Friday night.

It happened in the back parking lot of the hotel on Northwestern Highway.

We are told the vest stopped the round and the officer was not hurt. Officials are not saying what department he is with.

The FBI, Michigan State Police and Southfield Police are all on scene.

Sources say the officer, who is from a suburban department, was part of a FBI child exploitation task force. Police say they are investigating human trafficking, with extra operations in place because of the North American International Auto Show.

The suspect who shot at the officer is dead at the scene. We're told the suspect was shot by an officer.

Police say the suspect struggled with the officer over a weapon, before the suspect shot the officer in the chest area.