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Cops: Off-duty Detroit officer shoots 2 outside Kevin Hart show

The Palace of Auburn Hills, where outside an off-duty Detroit police officer allegedly shot and wounded two people on Sunday, May 17, 2015.

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Police say two people attacked an off-duty Detroit police officer who was changing a flat tire outside a Kevin Hart comedy show at The Palace of Auburn Hills, and the officer shot and wounded two people.

Authorities say the 26-year-old officer, a 32-year-old Detroit man and a 31-year-old Harper Woods women were taken to McLaren Oakland Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police tell The Detroit News that the confrontation happened early Sunday just before the start of Hart's second show.

The officer was changing a tire on his vehicle when two people tried to park next to him, said Auburn Hills Police Lt. Jill McDonnell, according to CBS Detroit.

"There was a verbal altercation that turned physical between the person changing the tire and the people in the vehicle that was backing in," said McDonnell. "That's when the shots were fired..."

Authorities say the officer sustained head injuries. A regional police team is investigating the attack, and Detroit police say they're also conducting an internal probe.