Suspect dies after officer-involved shooting on Detroit's west side

Posted at 11:37 AM, Oct 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-25 12:19:21-04

A suspect in an officer-involved shooting Wednesday evening has died, according to Detroit police chief James Craig.

The shooting occurred in the 14900 block of Tireman near Greenfield around 8 p.m.

Detroit police were responding to a call of felonious assault involving a 26-year-old and 55-year-old. According to reports, the suspect had a gun and was threatening to shoot at the scene.

When officers arrived, they said it appeared the suspect was reaching for a gun, and that's when he was shot by officers. A gun was recovered from the scene.