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State Trooper shot and critically injured in Detroit

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Authorities say a Michigan State Trooper was shot and critically wounded this morning in Detroit

Michigan State Police say an undercover trooper was shot and critically wounded early Tuesday as he and other members of a narcotics unit were conducting surveillance in Detroit.

State police say the trooper was struck by gunfire around 1:30 a.m. on Detroit’s west side as he and other members of the narcotics unit came under fire. The trooper remained in critical condition Tuesday at a hospital.

State police say two suspects later were arrested and one is believed to be the person who fired the shots. An apartment at the complex where the shooting occurred also was searched and bullet casings were found.

Jennifer is an award winning broadcast news journalist with more than two decades of professional television news experience including the nation's fifth largest news market. She's worked as both news reporter and news anchor for television and radio in markets from Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo all the way to San Francisco, California.
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