‘They were ambushed’: Detroit police describe events that led to officer’s murder, praise partner’s heroism
Detroit’s police chief explained the events that led to an officer being killed Wednesday during an “ambush” on the city’s west side, and praised that officer’s partner for risking her life to try to save his.
69-year-old man dies in house fire on Detroit’s west side
DETROIT – A disabled man died after the house he was in caught fire in Detroit. Fox 2 in Detroit reports the 69-year-old man was found on the first floor of a two-story home on Marlowe Street on the city’s west side at 8 a.m. on Wednesday. He was found unconscious and later pronounced dead at the scene, according to the TV station. The man has not been identified. Arson specialists were on the scene.mlive.com
3 people wounded, 1 killed in shootout on Detroit’s west side
DETROIT – Police said 32-year-old man was killed and three other people were wounded after a shootout Thursday on Detroit’s west side. Detroit police said the incident happened after a 37-year-old man assaulted a woman, who then called family members. Police said that at some point during the altercation, a shootout occurred, resulting in all three men being shot. He was taken to a hospital and listed in stable condition. The 37-year-old man fled the scene and was later taken to a hospital for treatment.
2 young siblings found safe after going missing on Detroit’s west side, police say
Detroit police are looking for Richard Richardson, 10, (left) and Rayvin George, 9, (right) after the two siblings went missing on Jan. 14 in the 16800 block of Marlowe Street on the city's west side. DETROIT – UPDATE: Detroit Police say they children were found safe Thursday night. Police are looking for two young siblings who went missing on Thursday afternoon on Detroit’s west side. Detroit police say the children left the location on foot in an unknown direction. The missing children are pictured above.
Police pursuit ends in crash on Detroit’s west side
DETROIT – A police pursuit ended in a crash Sunday night on Detroit’s west side. Police said it started when Redford police spotted a carjacking suspect out of Livonia. Michigan State Police joined the pursuit that ended when police said the suspect crashed into a Jeep near the intersection of Plymouth Road and Marlowe Street. According to authorities, the Jeep was transporting a mother and child, who were rushed to the hospital. Police said they are expected to be OK and the suspect was taken into custody.