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Mon January 24, 2011
4 Detroit police officers shot at precinct
Update: 11:07 a.m.:
The Detroit Free Press has an update on the shooting at a Detroit police station yesterday:
Police today identified the man they say shot four officers in the Detroit Police Department’s Northwestern District Sunday as Lamar Deshea Moore.
Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee Jr said they don't know what the shooter's motive was. The police chief said Lamar Deshea Moore has a relative who is being prosecuted on murder charges today.
Godbee said security changes will be made at the station.
Here's where the police station is located:
January 23rd, 8:06 p.m.:
Detroit's police chief says four officers including a commander were wounded when a gunman walked into a police precinct and opened fire.
Chief Ralph Godbee says the four do not have life threatening injuries, and it appears all of the officers will be OK.
The gunman opened fire in the Detroit precinct on Sunday. Officers returned fire, killing the man. Godbee says police have identified the man but just were starting their investigation and didn't immediately release his name.
Godbee says the commander was shot in the back and was in critical condition. A female sergeant was shot in the chest, but was wearing a bulletproof vest.
Godbee says another officer was in temporary serious condition after being grazed in the head and a male sergeant also was grazed in the head.