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Detroit – Authorities say a man has been shot and wounded by Detroit police who were investigating an alleged assault.

Officers responded Wednesday night on the city’s west side following a report that two people had been assaulted and encountered the man, who allegedly had a weapon.

Police say the wounded man was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in critical condition. His name wasn’t immediately released. No officers were injured.

The circumstances of the shooting are under investigation.

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