Man shot by police after fleeing them, 45-minute standoff
JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — An armed man who fled officers in southern Michigan before they caught up with him was shot by police early Saturday after a 45-minute standoff, authorities said.
The 33-year-old Cement City man was taken to a Jackson-area hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, police said.
The incident began with a domestic violence complaint at a Meijer store, police said. The man fled the store before officers arrived.
Officers later spotted his vehicle and pursued it until it broke down around 3 a.m. The man tried to steal another vehicle, but officers from several agencies set up a perimeter and found the man armed with a handgun. The standoff ensued.
No law enforcement officers were injured.
Seven officers from Michigan State Police and local law enforcement agencies were placed on administrative leave after the shooting.