Officer Patrick O'Rourke's wife speaks with 7 Action News about her husband

(WXYZ) - Amy O'Rourke spoke with Action News just one day after her husband Patrick was killed in the line of duty.

Still she has a special video message she recorded with 7 Action News that is posted in its entirety here. Watch it in the video player on the left.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE FUNERAL SERVICE FOR OFFICER O'ROURKE

She is holding her youngest child Stephen, 8-months-old and the son her husband Patrick wanted very much. They also have 3 daughters, Eileen, 10, Mary, 8, and Andrea, 4.

Officer O'Rourke was with four fellow West Bloomfield Police Officers who responded to a call of shots fired at a house at 10:10 p.m. Sunday.

A gunshot through a bedroom door killed O'Rourke.

It was fired by 50-year-old Ricky Coley who later took his own life. Coley was going through personal, legal and financial troubles and was being evicted from the family's house.

A mass for her husband is set for Friday at St. John's Catholic Church in Fenton.

Amy and other family members plan to attend a candlelight vigil set for 7:45 p.m. tonight at the West Bloomfield Police headquarters on Walnut Lake Road.

And a trust fund has been established for the couple's children under "The Patrick O'Rourke Family Trust" and contributions can be made at any Bank of America branch.  

A Facebook page has also been set up in Patrick O'Rourke's memory.

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