DETROIT (WXYZ) – An off-duty police officer and his wife came home and surprised an intruder.
Police say at least one, possibly two men tried to rob the home of an off-duty Highland Park police at his Detroit home, around 5:15pm Saturday.When the officer and his wife came home and found one of the men in their home, the officer fired his gun at 6 times.
“I heard 3 gunshots at first like, pow, pow, pow,” said Tanisha Keys. Keys was cooking dinner when she heard five of the six shots fired on Cliff street where she lives.
“And then I ducked, and was like, hold on. And I heard two more like, pow, pow,” said Keys.
“It was like three or four, and then I heard five, about five more,” said Verietta McNeal.
McNeal lives two streets over on Spencer. As she tried to figure out where the shots came from, two men walked past her home. She said one of the men was bleeding.
“Him, and another young guy came down the street. The other guy took off running down the middle of the street,” said McNeal.
It’s believed the two men may have been the ones who had broken into the home of the officer.