Detroit officer shot in the head last week dies

A Of detroit police officer who was shot last week whilst responding to a domestic violence contact died Sunday, the department’s main said.

Officer Glenn Doss Junior., 25, was shot in the mind and chest on Wednesday evening after receiving reports of a few arguing and possible shots terminated, Sibel 2 Detroit reported .  

Whenever Doss, along with other officers, arrived at the particular scene, they encountered a 43-year-old suspect who was standing outside the house with a weapon, according to the Detroit Free Push .  

The suspect opened open fire on them before they even obtained out of their squad car, capturing Doss. The officer’s partner, Samuel Anderson, took him to in order to Detroit Receiving Hospital.  

The believe reportedly barricaded himself inside the house until officers threw teargas in to the home, and eventually captured him.

The suspect’s wife, Natalie Scott, told Sibel 2 that the suspect suffers from psychological illness.

“He’s not that type of individual. He’s not himself, ” Scott told the news station. “He’s simply no evil person. I feel sorry plus prayers to the family, but this particular just not him. ”

Police Chief Wayne Craig on Sunday called Doss, who had been with the department for two many years, an “American hero. ”

Officer Glenn Doss Sr., Doss Jr. is actually father who’s a 19-year experienced of the department, said he certainly not told his son to be a officer, and that he had initially studied treatment and psychology.

“I never told to participate the police department, ” Doss Sr. said. “I never advised your pet to join the police department. He known as me up a couple of years ago plus said dad what do I have to perform to be in the police. ”

“I told your pet to go to [Detroit Public Safety Headquarters] and set in an application. Three months later using the the academy and fell deeply in love with the job, ” Doss Sr. additional.