Around three a.m. Monday Morning Sgt. Jeff Lutz of Eaton County was responding to a suspicious black male from the Admiral Gas station on Clark Rd.
While questioning the man, Sgt. Lutz was shot in the shoulder area by the man. The suspect escaped on foot leading several units to respond. Police roped off the area of Clark and Saginaw in Delta Township until 10:15 a.m. to search for the suspect.
Sgt. has been released from the hospital with minor injuries and has helped with the investigation.
The suspect is still on the loose; authorities say he is a Black man around 25 years old. He is about 5'10 and wearing dark clothing.
One school in the area closed while the police were conducting their search; other schools are under lock down while in session until the suspect is found.