St. Clair Shores police officer shoots man who refused to drop gun

Published On: Aug 22 2012 08:39:33 AM EDT

St. Clair Shores police say a man who refused to drop his gun for police Tuesday night had to be shot.

Police said officers responded to a home on Little Mack on the report of a suicidal man.

When the man confronted officers with a gun, and refused to comply with orders to drop it, he was shot once.

He was given medical care from officers before being taken to a hospital, where he is in serious condition.


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