Detroit police officer hit by car at Eastern Market - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

Detroit police officer hit by car at Eastern Market

Posted: Updated:
The scene at Eastern Market Tuesday night after an officer was hit by a car The scene at Eastern Market Tuesday night after an officer was hit by a car
(WJBK) -

Fox 2 has confirmed a Detroit police officer was hit by a black Jeep Liberty at Eastern Market near Russell Street and Mack Avenue. It happened Tuesday night at approximately 9:15.

Two officers were conducting a traffic stop when the vehicle began to flee the scene. The vehicle struck one of the officers while driving away. At least one shot was then fired by an officer but it did not hit the vehicle or any other person.

The injured officer was then taken to Detroit Receiving Hospital where he is listed in temporary-serious condition. He is expected to recover and may even be released from the hospital as early as late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. We're told the officer was able to walk into the hospital when he arrived for treatment.

Fellow officers spotted the jeep less than three miles away on Van Dyke Avenue and have three people in custody now. Initial reports suggested four people were inside the vehicle at the time, but police now say all suspects - two males and one female - are in custody Tuesday night.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • 24-year-old women is $66 million jackpot winner

    24-year-old women is $66 million jackpot winner

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:26 AM EDT2014-07-31 15:26:09 GMT
    The Michigan Lottery says a Port Huron woman is the winner of a $66 million Mega Millions jackpot that was drawn in mid-June.Kelsey Zachow says in a statement that she "could barely breathe" when she learned she was the winner.
    The Michigan Lottery says a Port Huron woman is the winner of a $66 million Mega Millions jackpot that was drawn in mid-June.Kelsey Zachow says in a statement that she "could barely breathe" when she learned she was the winner.
  • Winner of $66 Million Mega Millions Jackpot to be Announced

    Winner of $66 Million Mega Millions Jackpot to be Announced

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:31:30 GMT
    Michigan Lottery news conference to announce the winner of the $66 million Mega Millions jackpot from Friday, June 13, 2014.
    Michigan Lottery news conference to announce the winner of the $66 million Mega Millions jackpot from Friday, June 13, 2014.
  • City of Detroit posts improvement updates online

    City of Detroit posts improvement updates online

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:18 AM EDT2014-07-31 11:18:29 GMT
    Residents will be able to view the number of new streetlights installed in their Detroit neighborhood, how many lots were mown and the number of vacant houses demolished by going to the city's website.
    Residents will be able to view the number of new streetlights installed in their Detroit neighborhood, how many lots were mown and the number of vacant houses demolished by going to the city's website.
  • Download the FOX 2 Apps


  • FOX 2 News Five-Day Forecast
Powered by WorldNow

KDFW FOX 4
400 N. Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202

Main Station Directory:
(214) 720-4444
News Fax:
(214) 720-3263 or (214) 720-3333

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices