State trooper hospitalized after shootout
Fri, 11 Oct 2013 10:16:25 GMT —
Authorities say a state trooper is recovering after being shot in Saginaw in an exchange of gunfire that also left a suspect wounded.
Police say the trooper, who was wearing a bullet-resistant vest, was briefly hospitalized before being released later Thursday night. Police say Friday the suspect was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.
reports that police responded about 9 p.m. Thursday to a reported shooting and the suspect fled the scene. State police say troopers saw a man matching the suspect's description enter an abandoned home.
When officers approached, police say a shooting ensued.
An area roadway was shut down as police investigated.