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Off duty detroit police officer shot

DETROIT. -- An off duty Detroit Police Officer was shot late Thursday night after trying to break up a fight.

The nine-year veteran is in serious condition after getting hit at a gas station.

A woman and her boyfriend were fighting when the officer offered help. A suspect opened fire and shot the officer. Then the officer shot and killed the man.

Those in the area are surprised by what happened.

The incident is under investigation by homicide and internal affairs officers.

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