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Man Pulls Gun on Detroit's Top Cop and Takes a Bullet

October 29, 2009  | 

A 27-year-old man who drew a gun as he ran from Detroit Police Chief Warren Evans and two police officers was shot and injured Wednesday night on the city’s north side.

The man is hospitalized in serious condition with a gunshot wound to his side, said Deputy Chief James Tolbert.

Per department protocol, Evans is now under investigation for his role in the shooting. The chief, who has been walking beats with officers about three times a week since his July appointment, did not fire his weapon, Tolbert said.

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