DETROIT (CBS DETROIT/AP) — Police in Detroit were investigating a downtown shooting over the weekend that left three people wounded, including one by police officers.
Officers responding late Saturday night in the area of Congress and Brush streets to the sounds of gunfire saw a shootout involving a number of people, the department said Sunday in a news release.READ MORE: Police Identify Kayaker Who Drowned On Saturday In St. Joseph River
The officers took cover and fired shots that struck a suspect the department said was armed with a weapon, police say.
“At this time, the information available to the Department suggests that in response to this situation, the involved officers fired shots in the course of defending themselves and others at the location,” DPD said in the news release. “One armed suspect was shot as a result of the officers’ actions.”READ MORE: Vehicle Crash In Ray Township Leaves Juvenile With Life-Threatening Injuries
Two other people were wounded during the shootout. Each of the wounded was treated at hospitals. None of their wounds were considered to be life-threatening.
Police recovered three guns from the area. Investigators were expected to review police body cameras and other video footage.MORE NEWS: The State Of Teacher Pay: Michigan Ranks 41st In Nation For Average Starting Salary
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