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2 Michigan police officers injured in shooting at apartment complex

Posted: 9:51 AM, Nov 19, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-19 11:51:56-05

MONROE, Mich. — Two Michigan police officers were shot Tuesday while responding to a call of an armed man threatening maintenance workers.

Monroe Police Chief Charles McCormick said an altercation occurred in the hallway of the Washington Arms apartment complex where several shots were fired. Both officers were shot in the legs, police say. One officer has been released from the hospital and the other will be released shortly.

The suspect has been identified as an adult man. His condition is currently not known, police say.

"It's a call you never want to get," McCormick said.

Police are not releasing the names of officers at this time.

A nearby school was placed on lockdown during the initial investigation, police say. The lockdown has since been lifted.

The investigation has been turned over to Michigan State Police.

Watch a press conference on the shooting incident below.

This story was originally published on WXYZ.