UPDATE: Wayne State University Police Officer Collin Rose has died a day after he was shot in the head while investigating car break-ins near the campus.
A suspect has been taken into custody in the shooting of a Wayne Sate University police officer.
The suspect, who was caught during a search following the shooting with the aid of a K-9 officer, has been identified as DeAngelo Davis
The officer who has come out of surgery but remains in grave condition has been identified as 29-year-old Colin Rose, a five-year veteran of the department who works in the canine unit.
Detroit police have confirmed that a Wayne State University police officer has been shot in the head and rushed to the hospital.
The shooting took place in the Woodbridge area of Detroit, which is off-campus.
The officer was doing a stop of an individual on a bicycle, according to Detroit PD assistant chief Steve Dolunt.
Officers had been in the area investigating several complaints of car break-ins.
“It’s very troubling,” Detroit police Chief James Craig said. “It’s a sad day, and we’re just hoping for his recovery.”
The wounded officer was found by another Wayne State University officer laying face-down on the ground with the gunshot wound, according to clickondetroit.com
The suspect is described as a black man in his 40’s who approximately 5’11” with a slight build and full beard. He was wearing a white shirt with white and black lettering, a skull cap and a brown jacket.
The suspect is on the loose and residents in the area have been advised to stay indoors.
The police officer’s condition was not released but reports state the officer was shot once in the head.
We will update this story as more information becomes available.
— Randy Wimbley (@RandyWFOX2) November 23, 2016