NILES, Mich. (AP) — A struggle between a state trooper and a vehicle passenger led to a shooting that injured both during a traffic stop in southwestern Michigan, authorities said Thursday, Oct. 7.
The shooting occurred Wednesday night in Niles in Berrien County.READ MORE: The Detroit Zoo To Host Its Final Weekend Of Family-Friendly Halloween Event 'Zoo Boo' Oct. 22-24
After arresting a driver for a suspended license, the trooper asked a passenger to get out of the vehicle, state police said.READ MORE: Kalamazoo Tests For Lead Exposure Following High-Lead Level Reports In Other Michigan Cities
“Once out of the (vehicle) a struggle ensued and shots were fired by the passenger and trooper. Both were injured,” state police said.
The passenger was in serious condition at a hospital while the trooper was in stable condition, state police said.MORE NEWS: Michigan Reports 7,505 New COVID-19 Cases, 118 Deaths
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