Reserve officer working security job ambushed, killed

The officer was working security at a club when he removed two men from the establishment; they then waited for him to finish is shift before retaliating


My Fox Detroit

DETROIT — A reserve police officer for the city of Highland Park has been shot and killed while working as security for a local club late Friday night.

The reservist, who has not been identified at this time according to police was working at Club Opyum on Detroit's west side when he was shot and killed.

Police say the off-duty reserve officer had kicked two men out of the club.

The men then went to a car in the parking lot and waited for the officer, ambushing him when the night was over, firing several shots at the man.

The victim was taken to Botsford Hospital where he died in surgery.

Sources tell Fox 2 that the man was an ex-Army Ranger. Highland Park Police say the man had been with the department for roughly a year.

Highland Park Police say there are several suspects in custody at this time. 

Republished with permission from MyFoxDetroit.com

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