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2 charged in connection to shooting of Monroe police officer

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Posted at 3:40 PM, May 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-26 18:34:59-04

MONROE COUNTY (WXYZ) — Two men have been charged in the Sunday shooting of a 16-year veteran of the Monroe Police Department.

RELATED: Monroe police officer shot while responding to alleged carjacking

Kordney McDonald, of Ypsilanti, and Koby Falls, of Monroe face several charges following an alleged carjacking on Sunday, which led to the shooting of Monroe City Police Corporal Renae Peterson, who is currently in critical but stable condition at a Toledo hospital.

Corporal Renae Peterson was responding to a carjacking in the area of 2nd and Winchester, according to police. The responding officers spoke with the victim, who said two men struck her over the head with a handgun and left the scene in her blue sedan. Officers then found the stolen vehicle at North Dixie Highway and Ternes Drive.

Peterson got out of the vehicle to approach the stolen vehicle and that's when she was shot. Police say she was struck multiple times.

Charges for McDonald and Falls are as follows.

Kordney Antwoine McDonald has been charged in a 17-count Complaint:
Count 1 – Assault with Intent to Murder
Count 2 – Robbery - Armed
Count 3 – Carjacking
Count 4 – Police Officer – Assaulting/Resisting/Obstructing Causing Serious Impairment
Count 5 – Weapons – Carrying Concealed
Count 6 – Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Felonious Assault)
Count 7 - Police Officer – Assaulting/Resisting/Obstructing
Count 8 - Police Officer – Assaulting/Resisting/Obstructing
Count 9 – Interfering with Electronic Communications
Count 10 – Weapons – Felony Firearm (for Count 1)
Count 11 - Weapons – Felony Firearm (for Count 2)
Count 12 - Weapons – Felony Firearm (for Count 3)
Count 13 - Weapons – Felony Firearm (for Count 4)
Count 14 - Weapons – Felony Firearm (for Count 6)
Count 15 - Weapons – Felony Firearm (for Count 7)
Count 16 - Weapons – Felony Firearm (for Count 8)
Count 17 - Weapons – Felony Firearm (for Count 9)

Koby Ryan Falls has been charged in a 13-count Complaint:
Count 1 – Robbery - Armed
Count 2 – Weapons – Firearms – Receiving and Concealing
Count 3 – Weapons – Carrying Concealed
Count 4 – Police Officer – Assaulting/Resisting/Obstructing
Count 5 – Police Officer – Assaulting/Resisting/Obstructing
Count 6 – Police Officer – Assaulting/Resisting/Obstructing
Count 7 – Interfering with Electronic Communications
Count 8 – Weapons – Felony Firearm (for Count 1)
Count 9 – Weapons – Felony Firearm (for Count 2)
Count 10 – Weapons – Felony Firearm (for Count 4)
Count 11 – Weapons – Felony Firearm (for Count 5)
Count 12 – Weapons – Felony Firearm (for Count 6)
Count 13 – Weapons – Felony Firearm (for Count 7)

Both defendants were arraigned Monday.