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Off duty Detroit Police officer involved in deadly shooting

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An off-duty Detroit Police officer was involved in a deadly shooting early Thursday morning, after trying to quell an argument between a man and his girlfriend.

The veteran officer was at a Valero gas station on West 7 Mile at approximately 3 a.m. Thursday, when he observed an argument between the couple.

When he walked over to break it up, the boyfriend pulled a gun and began shooting.

The officer returned fire, striking the man in the chest, killing him. We're told the officer was wounded, struck in the hand.

He's listed in temporary-serious condition and is being treated at a local hospital.

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