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Four Detroit police officers shot inside Northwest District precinct headquarters
WXYZ ^ | 1/23/2011 | staff

Posted on 01/23/2011 6:24:19 PM PST by FromLori

Edited on 01/23/2011 8:29:55 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

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Four Detroit police officers were shot inside the Northwest District headquarters. The district office is located near Warwick and Plymouth and houses both the 6th and 8th precincts.

We're told a man walked into the lobby and opened fire with a shotgun during roll call at about 4:30 p.m. He was killed by police.

The injured officers were rushed to Detroit's Sinai Grace Hospital.

One of the officers is a commander, one is a patrolman, another is a clerk and the fourth is a lien officer. Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee has asked that their names not be shared until family members can be notified.

During a press conference, Chief Godbee updated reporters on the conditions of the officers.

"As a department we are very sobered by the events, but we are very relieved that it appears that all our officers are going to be OK," Chief Godbee said.

Police say a gunman walked into the station just as any citizen can do. They say the shooter walked past the desk and fired down a hallway hitting a female sergeant in the chest. The female officer was wearing a bulletproof vest. She was taken to the hospital and later released.

The gunman then fired a shot at a second officer, who is in the hospital being treated for a face wound. He is listed in serious condition.

A precinct commander then grabbed the wounded sergeant’s gun and exchanged shots with the gunman. The commander was then shot in the back. He underwent surgery and is listed in serious condition.

The gunman then jumped over a counter to attempt to shoot more officers. At that point, other officers opened fire, killing him.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: crime; detroit; officer; shot

1 posted on 01/23/2011 6:24:22 PM PST by FromLori
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To: FromLori

Prayers for all concerned


2 posted on 01/23/2011 6:30:16 PM PST by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: FromLori

dang TEA Partiers.

/s


3 posted on 01/23/2011 6:31:13 PM PST by GeronL (http://www.stink-eye.net/forum/index.php)
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To: FromLori

It’s starting to go non-linear. This is supposed to happen only in movies.


4 posted on 01/23/2011 6:31:56 PM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: FromLori

One thing they had better change is having their Precinct Commander being armed at all times. Somebody (him) got lax, and shot because he wasn’t.


5 posted on 01/23/2011 6:33:21 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: FromLori

Fort Apache


6 posted on 01/23/2011 6:33:53 PM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: FromLori

Disgruntled employee? Had a serious beef with the police (maybe they took his crack)? Just another nut who listened to too much rightwing radio? Will they find pictures of Palin at his home?

So many questions.


7 posted on 01/23/2011 6:34:02 PM PST by umgud
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To: FromLori

At least the perp is dead.


8 posted on 01/23/2011 6:41:42 PM PST by smokingfrog (BORN free - taxed to DEATH)
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To: smokingfrog
At least the perp is dead.

Now they can blame Palin and Beck and the Tea Party with no one to prove them wrong.

9 posted on 01/23/2011 6:49:23 PM PST by mountn man (The pleasure you get from life, is equal to the attitude you put into it.)
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To: smokingfrog

“At least the perp is dead.”

I can hear the lamentations of the lawyers all the way down in the Everglades.


10 posted on 01/23/2011 6:49:25 PM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles,)
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To: smokingfrog

This horrible event also shows why everyone who knows how to handle a firearm (and who is not mentally ill or a felon or ex-felon) should be armed. Only four officers shot and why? Because the people he was shooting were shooting back.


11 posted on 01/23/2011 7:08:24 PM PST by dominic flandry
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To: FromLori

It wasn’t a gun-free zone?


12 posted on 01/23/2011 7:12:23 PM PST by Fido969 ("The hardest thing in the world to understand is income tax." - Albert Einstein)
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To: Fido969

Not gun free, but at least nuclear free. That was close.


13 posted on 01/23/2011 7:20:37 PM PST by Zman (Liberals: denying reality since Day One.)
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To: umgud; Lurker

>>Disgruntled employee? Had a serious beef with the police (maybe they took his crack)? <<

Or maybe a cop had killed his dog and he’d decided, “No more.”


14 posted on 01/23/2011 7:36:02 PM PST by B4Ranch (Do NOT remain seated until this ride comes to a full and complete stop! We're going the wrong way!)
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To: B4Ranch

Story about cops/dogs.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2662141/posts


15 posted on 01/23/2011 7:54:09 PM PST by umgud
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To: FromLori

16 posted on 01/23/2011 8:03:06 PM PST by fso301
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To: FromLori
Looks like Detroit needs this more than ever...


17 posted on 01/23/2011 8:18:55 PM PST by Thunder90 (Fighting for truth and the American way... http://citizensfortruthandtheamericanway.blogspot.com/)
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To: umgud

Thanks


18 posted on 01/24/2011 8:52:01 AM PST by B4Ranch (Do NOT remain seated until this ride comes to a full and complete stop! We're going the wrong way!)
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To: GeronL

it was reported that they police have not released his name or description yet. If true why not?

I see the corrupt biased media are not covering this important story like they did with AZ.


19 posted on 01/24/2011 9:24:27 AM PST by manc (Shame on all who voted for the repeal of DADT, who supported it or never tried to stop it. Traitors)
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To: manc

Name, picture, family in denial all at this link:

http://www.wxyz.com/dpp/news/region/detroit/family-of-man-police-say-shot-up-detroit-police-precinct-speaks-out


20 posted on 01/24/2011 9:31:42 AM PST by Let's Roll (Save the world's best healthcare - DEFUND Obamacare!)
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To: Let's Roll

appreciate that thank you.


21 posted on 01/24/2011 9:32:43 AM PST by manc (Shame on all who voted for the repeal of DADT, who supported it or never tried to stop it. Traitors)
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To: manc

I wonder if they are black or Muslim or both?


22 posted on 01/24/2011 10:01:45 AM PST by GeronL (http://www.stink-eye.net/forum/index.php)
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To: Let's Roll; Lazamataz

bump

thanks

couldn’t find a Facebook page for him... I am not checking for a profile at bootycall.com I will leave that to Lazamataz, I am sure he is a regular.


23 posted on 01/24/2011 10:11:51 AM PST by GeronL (http://www.stink-eye.net/forum/index.php)
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To: GeronL

I must admit. My first thought was to wonder if and where he went to worship.

That guy had to know that just walking into the station with a loaded weapon meant he wasn’t coming back out.


24 posted on 01/24/2011 11:26:12 PM PST by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: FromLori
If you haven't seen it , here's a video of the shootout.

Watch video released by Detroit police showing police station gun battle

25 posted on 01/29/2011 4:45:11 AM PST by csvset
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To: csvset

Thank you!


26 posted on 01/29/2011 10:07:23 AM PST by FromLori (FromLori">)
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