SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan sheriff’s deputy was shot Wednesday after responding to a call between feuding neighbors, authorities said.
The Washtenaw County deputy, who was in stable situation, was shot quickly after arriving at a dwelling in Superior Township, 40 miles (64.3 kilometers) west of Detroit, said spokesman Derrick Jackson.
In the meantime, the gunman was light within the dwelling. Jackson said he didn’t know if somebody else was inner with him.
“It sounds handle there was a neighbor dispute,” Jackson said. “Something came about and thought to be among the neighbors pulled out a weapon and started firing.”
Deputies arrived and “they took gunfire,” the spokesman said.
The incident came about at this time after 2 p.m.
“We’re telling all of the neighbors in this squawk residing to discontinue of their homes. We obviously have an excellent scene. Plenty of officers are here,” Jackson said.