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Cop shoots, wounds person; Michigan trooper hurt

Associated Press

Handy Township – Authorities say a person was shot and wounded by a police officer in Michigan and a state trooper was injured in a leg by shrapnel from a bullet fired by the officer.

State police say troopers and the officer from the Fowlerville Police Department responded Sunday to a call about a person threatening to kill himself in Livingston County’s Handy Township.

Police say the person injured himself with a knife and was hiding in the basement of a home. Police tried to help him, but they say he moved toward them with the knife. The Fowlerville officer shot him.

The person was taken to a hospital for surgery. The trooper was in good condition. The Fowlerville officer was placed on administrative leave.