1 in serious condition after shooting involving off-duty Detroit cop

Charles E. Ramirez
The Detroit News

Detroit — Police said a Thursday shooting involving an off-duty female officer has left a 20-year-old woman in serious condition, officials said.

The Detroit Police Department is investigating the shooting, which happened at about 10:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of Times Square.

According to a preliminary investigation, the off-duty police officer and a female relative were in a vehicle when the officer was moving her weapon and it discharged, striking the other woman. The officer transported the victim to a hospital to be treated.

The officer told investigators the gun accidentally discharged.

Officials are not releasing further details at this time.


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