BREAKING: Detroit Officer Murdered, Another Badly Wounded

A Detroit police officer was murdered Wednesday night.

Detroit, MI - A Detroit Police Department officer was murdered and a second was wounded when they were ambushed on a call for service Wednesday night.

Officers responded to a responded to a call in the area of Wyoming and Pembroke on Detroit's west side, according to WXYZ.

The officers arrived on scene to find the home occupants fleeing because a suspect inside was armed with a "high-powered rifle."

Four officers made entry into the home to search for the suspect. The officers cleared the top floor of the home and were heading downstairs when the gunman opened fire on them.

An 18-year veteran officer was shot in his neck, and a three-year veteran officer was shot in his leg. They were both transported to the hospital where the officer with the neck wound succumbed to his injuries, according to WXYZ.

The suspect was wounded in the gunfight and is expected to recover.

The identities of the officers and suspect have not been released at this time.

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JLo1
JLo1

To bad the bad guy is alive!

GoAway
GoAway

Waiting for the racist card to be thrown towards cops since they are always in fault and the bad ones...

BeautifullyBrokn
BeautifullyBrokn

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Officers and their families.

TrueAmerican
TrueAmerican

God this is just getting harder and sadder by the day. My condolences to the Officer's family and colegues. RIP Sir πŸ™πŸ’™πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

VicG
VicG

Condolences to family and department. Rest in Peace Brother..

IseeWhereThisIsGoing
IseeWhereThisIsGoing

Prayers for the recovery of the injured officer, and condolences to the family of the deceased one.

Rascal1966
Rascal1966

RIP to the officer. Prayers to his family and friends. I hope the other officer makes a ful recovery!! Too bad the suspect was taken alive! Now the taxpayers will have to pay for everything!!

Darkwing219
Darkwing219

God Speed and may saint Michael continue to keep you and protect your family, We take the watch from here Rest In Peace.

Marxest
Marxest

My deepest condolences to the family of the murdered officer. I wish a speedy recovery to the wounded officer. I hope justice is served to the offender.

SheRah
SheRah

Godspeed πŸ–€πŸ’™πŸ–€

MikeHunt
MikeHunt

BUT MUH OPPRESSION

Asher21
Asher21

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