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Police shoot man who allegedly pointed gun at officers

Posted at 6:58 PM, Sep 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-16 18:58:50-04

LANSING, Mich. — Authorities say police shot and wounded a man who allegedly pointed a gun at officers in suburban Detroit who were responding to a report of an argument.

The shooting happened about 3:30 a.m. Monday in Sterling Heights.

Police say they were called to investigate a group of people arguing in the street and they say that the man came out of a home with the weapon.

Sterling Heights police say officers fired, hitting the man multiple times.

Police say the man was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.

No officers were injured.

The shooting is under investigation.

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