MSP confirms officer-involved shooting in Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, Mich. (WILX) -- A tense police stand-off in a Charlotte neighborhood Friday night didn't end peacefully.

One person is in the hospital after being shot by a Charlotte police officer.

News 10's Cryss Walker spoke with witnesses who watched it all happen.

Charlotte police responded to a domestic dispute just after 4 p.m. Friday in the 100 block of Fourth Street.

It was a call that ignited an investigation with the Michigan State Police, Eaton County deputies and Lansing forensic's team.

Detectives from the MSP say one person was shot by a Charlotte police officer but the details are unknown.

"A lady came out of her house with a gun. Cops shot about eight rounds off towards her. She fell to the ground and then they were giving her CPR and an ambulance came up," said a witness who wanted to remain anonymous.

Investigators did not confirm that a woman was hit but a witness on scene told News 10 she saw the incident unfold while taking a walk.

"One person was transported from the scene that was not law enforcement. That person was transported to Hayes Green Beach. They've since been transported to Sparrow Hospital in Lansing," said Darren Green, of the Michigan State Police.

Further information was not released but the MSP detectives are conducting an independent investigation to find out what led to the shooting.

"The reason the Michigan State Police are here is at the request of Charlotte Police Department standard procedure after their officers are on scene and shots have been fired," Green said.