Slain gunman accused of wounding 2 Detroit police officers in shootout identified
1 of 2 officers out of hospital after Tuesday's shootout on Detroit's west side
Sources tell Local 4 the suspected gunman who was killed during a shootout Tuesday that wounded two Detroit police officers is 23-year-old Matthew Renard Joseph.
According to the Michigan Department of Corrections, Joseph was paroled in October after serving time for convictions on armed robbery and weapons charges.
Police said officers were tracking Joseph as a suspect in a killing last Thursday.
When officers tried to stop the car Joseph was in, he took off. A chase ensued before shots were fired.
Local 4 has learned that a second suspect who was arrested is 26-year-old Jasmire Jamal King.
King is on probation for identity theft and a delivering and manufacturing of a controlled substance charge.
Detroit police officers recovering
The officers, who are members of an anti-crime task force, were rushed to Henry Ford Hospital.
One of the officers, a sergeant, was shot in the head. He's out of surgery but is in critical condition to temporary serious.
The other officer, who was shot in the leg, has already been released from the hospital.
The names of the officers weren't being immediately released.
The critically wounded officer is a 12-year veteran on the force and the other injured officer is a sergeant with 24 years with the department.
The officers serve on a joint federal, state and local anti-crime task force. The Comprehensive Violence Reduction Partnership is made up of Detroit police officers, Michigan State Police officers, Michigan Department of Corrections officers and U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents.
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--Detroit police held a news conference Tuesday night in the auditorium at Henry Ford Hospital.