Police sergeant wounded by man sought in father’s shooting

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit police sergeant is recovering after being wounded during the pursuit of a man sought in the weekend shooting of his own father.

Police Chief James Craig told reporters the officer was shot once in his right shoulder with a sawed-off shotgun.

Police spokeswoman Kenyetta Habron tells The Detroit News "the suspect attempted to hop a fence, but he was tackled by backup officers."

That shooting occurred about 11 p.m. Monday. On Sunday afternoon, a shotgun was used to shoot a 62-year-old man in the feet in his eastside home.

Marquise Cromer was arraigned Tuesday on assault with intent to murder charges in Sunday's shooting. He faces a Sept. 20 probable cause conference and a Sept. 26 preliminary examination.

Cromer has not been charged in the officer's shooting.
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