Another Officer shot in Detroit, that’s 5 Officers in 3 days

Wayne State University police officer fighting for his life after being shot in Detroit

(FOX)- A Michigan college police officer was released from surgery and is fighting for his life after being shot in the head while on patrol near campus Tuesday night and a person of interest was arrested.

The Wayne State University officer was identified as 29-year-old Colin Rose, a five-year veteran of the department who works in the canine unit. Detroit Police Chief James Craig was on duty when he radioed to say he was investigating possible thefts of navigation systems from cars and SUVs, and was about to speak to someone apparently on a bike.

Officers who arrived on the scene found the officer injured on the ground, Craig said.

According to Fox 2 Detroit, DeAngelo Davis was named a person of interest in the shooting and was arrested but it wasn’t immediately clear whether he was the gunman.

The station reported that a $5,000 reward was being offered for the recovery of the gun used in the shooting. Deputy Detroit police Chief Steve Dolunt said the officer was not shot with his own gun.

A woman who witnessed the shooting told Fox 2 Detroit it happened while Rose was attempting to apprehend someone.

“The officer was trying to get him to put his arms behind his back.” the woman said. “And I’m assuming he didn’t want to and he just shot him. We heard one shot and we looked, and the officer was down.”

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