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Video: Off-duty D.C. Officer Shot in Michigan

June 01, 2015  | 

VIDEO: Off-duty D.C. Officer Shot in Michigan

An off-duty Washington, D.C., police officer visiting Michigan was shot early Monday morning in Dearborn, reports WDIV-TV.

Police said the 32-year-old off-duty officer was with another man, a 34-year-old Detroit resident, in a white SUV outside The Pantheion Club on Michigan Avenue around 3 a.m. when the between four and eight shots were fired at their SUV.

Police said the off-duty officer suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his side. The other man suffered a graze wound to his torso.

The officer drove to the 9th Precinct in Detroit for help.

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Jon Retired LEO @ 6/1/2015 7:11 PM

Somebody knew that there were officers in that vehicle. Off duty or not. Sounds like something that gang members would do.

UncleMike @ 6/8/2015 6:47 AM

Jon Retired LEO @ 6/1/2015 7:11 PM

Somebody knew that there were officers in that vehicle. Off duty or not. Sounds like something that gang members would do.

It's been reported in several major News outlet that the gangstas have been told to target off duty and retired Officers since they are seen as easier targets and they don't routinely wear a bullet resistant vest.

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