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Report: Officer shot during traffic stop in Monroe

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Posted at 4:37 AM, May 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-26 04:37:44-04

MONROE, Mich. — A Michigan officer has reportedly been rushed to the hospital after being shot during a traffic stop.

According to WDIV in Detroit, police say the Monroe officer was initially responding to a carjacking just before 8 p.m. on Sunday, May 24.

The officer saw the stolen vehicle during a traffic stop on North Dixie Highway near I-75. That's when two people reportedly got out of the car, and the officer was shot twice. The officer was then rushed to a hospital in Toledo.

Two people are in police custody right now; a handgun has also been recovered.

There's no word on the condition of the officer at this time.

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