Detroit officer killed Wednesday night was the 9th in department killed in line of duty since 2010

Posted at 5:54 AM, Nov 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-21 06:43:21-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — The shooting death of a Detroit police officer on Wednesday night was the latest tragedy to rock the Detroit Police Department.

The officer, an 18-year veteran of the force, was one of two officers shot while responding to a report of a home invasion the area of Wyoming and Pembroke near Chippewa on Detroit's west side.

Nine members of the Detroit Police Department have now lost their lives while serving the people and the city of Detroit.

Officer Fadi Shakur died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver last August.

In February 2018, Officer Darren Weathers was killed in an accident during a training exercise.

Just a month before, in January 2018, Officer Glenn Doss Jr. died after he was shot while responding to a domestic violence call.

In October 2016, Officer Myron Jarrett was killed by a hit-and-run driver.

A month before that, in September 2016, Sgt. Kenneth Steil was killed. He was shot while chasing a suspect at the scene of a carjacking.

Officer Patrick Hill died in October 2013, six months after he was shot by friendly ire while tracking down a murder suspect.

In June 2011, Officer Charles Armour died after being hit by a vehicle on foot patrol in Greektown.

In May 2010, Officer Brian Huff was killed in a shootout that left four other officers injured.