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Man Shot After Opening Fire On Police In Strip Club

Detroit Free Press via YellowBrix

September 21, 2010

DETROIT – Detroit Police opened fire on a man inside a strip club on the city’s east side early this morning as they investigated a call about someone inside the facility.

Police were called to Club 007 on the 5300 block of East Outer Drive around 6:35 a.m. today for a possible breaking and entering.

Officers found a door ajar and entered the club when a man inside opened fire on them. Police fired back, injuring the man. His injuries are not life-threatening, Detroit Police spokeswoman Sgt. Eren Stephens said.

The officers were not hit in the exchange of gunfire.

The suspect was hospitalized for his injuries, Stephens said.

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