Detroit’s West Side (10:30PM March 12 2021): DPD’s 6th/2nd Precinct were monitoring a pair of suspects inside a vehicle suspected of being involved in a shooting/shots fired earlier in the area of Fenkell & Outer Dr W. The suspects inside the vehicle pointed a weapon in the direction of officers earlier. The suspect vehicle, a stolen white Dodge Charger with a cover over the license plate, and blacked out took police and troopers on a high speed chase through the west side. The vehicle struck a 6th Precinct scout car at Kentfield & I-96 and crashed. Both were taken into custody, weapon(s) were recovered. The suspects were treated at the scene by Rapid Response Medic 51.No officers were injured. Dispatch audio of the incident is below.
From FB/TheDetroitScanner During Incident
via Michigan State Police: Assist to Detroit Police: On 03/12 at approximately 10 35 PM, troopers overheard on the Detroit Police talk group that a DPD Scout had two subjects point guns at them. DPD advised there were at least two people in the suspect vehicle both armed with pistols. Troopers located the Dodge Charger that matched the description at Evergreen and I-96 running with no lights.
They attempted a traffic stop on the suspect vehicle. Troopers pursued the vehicle until it stopped on a side street. As troopers approached, the suspect driver then fled again.
The suspect ran a stop sign at Kentfield and I 96 service drive striking a DPD unit. Troopers and DPD arrested the two subjects without incident. The vehicle was confirmed stolen and a stolen handgun was recovered from the vehicle. It was also discovered the driver was wanted in connection to a homicide. The suspects were treated for minor injuries on scene. None of the officers were hurt. Pends further investigation.