Detroit police officer shot in leg after car chase - WNEM TV 5

Detroit police officer shot in leg after car chase

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DETROIT (AP) -

A Detroit police officer has been wounded during a shootout following an attempted traffic stop and chase on the city's east side.

The Ninth Precinct officer was shot in the leg about 10:20 a.m. Monday.

The Detroit News and WJBK-TV report that the suspect in the car chase was shot by police. His condition and the condition of the officer were not immediately known, but the officer is expected to recover.

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