Trooper Fatally Shoots Suspect

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Authorities say a breaking-and-entering suspect who led police on a chase has been killed in a shootout with officers in Livingston County.

Investigators say the man was shot Monday by a Michigan State Police trooper in Green Oak Township, about 35 miles northwest of Detroit.

Police say the chase begin after a 911 call about a break-in. Police found the suspect's vehicle and the chase ended at the suspect's home.

The suspect reportedly fired at police during a confrontation. His name wasn't immediately released.

The shooting is under investigation. In keeping with state police policy, the trooper involved in the shooting has been placed on administrative leave.


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