(UKTN DETROIT) – Police are looking for three suspects after they attempted to steal an out-of-service Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputy’s truck from his home, leading to a shooting.
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On Friday, June 3, at around 7:16 a.m. in the 10600 block of Balfour, the 56-year-old off-duty sheriff’s deputy was backing his gray 2019 Dodge Ram into his driveway, and he let it spin while he took some parcels inside.
A suspect entered the truck and exited the driveway. The second suspect was armed and ran west on Balfour.
Police say when the sheriff’s deputy ran after his vehicle, he and the second suspect exchanged gunfire.
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No one was hit by any of the shots.
Police say a third suspect, who drove the other two suspects to the area, was parked on the street in a silver 2014 Chevy Impala and fled the scene when shots were fired.
The sheriff’s deputy’s truck and the suspects’ vehicle were both recovered.
If anyone recognizes these suspects or has information related to this crime, please call the Detroit Police Department Homicide Unit at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.
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