Detroit Police Officer gravely wounded by Barricaded Gunman on the East side of the City

DETROIT, MI – A Detroit Police Officer was critically wounded by gunfire from a barricaded gunman on the east side of the city.

The incident is on McDougall near Grand Boulevard E on Wednesday January 24th, 2018. A large police presence is in the area and officers are in a standoff with a suspect barricaded in a home.

The shooting happened around 10:45 p.m. The house is located at 5527 McDougall.

Anyone not needing to be in the area is asked to avoid the neighborhood until further notice.

Officer is being treated at Detroit Receiving Hospital.  We are told that the officer’s father is also a member of the department.