Suspects fire AK-47 at State Trooper on Detroit's west side - New York News

Suspects fire AK-47 at State Trooper on Detroit's west side

Posted: Updated:
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (myFOXDetroit.com) -

Two people are under arrest after police say one of them opened fire on a Michigan State Trooper during a chase through a Detroit neighborhood.

The shooting happened at McNichols and Grand River Ave. just after 8 p.m. Thursday. The trooper was trying to pull over a Chrysler 300, but instead of stopping, a man leaned out of the window and opened fire with an assault rifle.

The trooper was not injured.

As the weapon recoiled, rounds also hit the suspect's car. The driver pulled over and two men inside ran from the scene. Police say a 23-year-old woman was left behind and taken into custody.

Officers eventually caught up with one of the suspects, a 22-year-old man. They also recovered an AK-47 and an old fashioned 'Tommy Gun' in the vehicle.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Hope's Land of Candy

    Hope's Land of Candy

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:13 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:13:34 GMT
    Step through the doors of Hope's Land of Candy in Island Park, Long Island and you''ll be taking a trip back in time. There's no WIFI but they do have a Victrola piano. And then there's the candy.. lots and lots of it.
    Step through the doors of Hope's Land of Candy in Island Park, Long Island and you''ll be taking a trip back in time. There's no WIFI but they do have a Victrola piano. And then there's the candy.. lots and lots of it.
  • Subway bedbug infestations on the rise

    Subway bedbug infestations on the rise

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:48:09 GMT
    It appears the subway bedbug problem we've been reporting is getting worse. Commuters already have to contend with sweltering platforms, scurrying rats and packed train cars, and now there's another transit woe: fear of bedbugs.
    It appears the subway bedbug problem we've been reporting is getting worse. Commuters already have to contend with sweltering platforms, scurrying rats and packed train cars, and now there's another transit woe: fear of bedbugs.
  • West Indian Day Parade steps off amid shootings

    West Indian Day Parade steps off amid shootings

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:05:47 GMT
    The West Indian Day Parade is supposed to be a time of fun and excitement in celebration of Caribbean culture. However, several shootings near the parade has turned it into a day of tragedy for some.
    The West Indian Day Parade is supposed to be a time of fun and excitement in celebration of Caribbean culture. However, several shootings near the parade has turned it into a day of tragedy for some.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices