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Detroit Officer Wounded In Gunfight Dies

October 19, 2013  | 

A Detroit Police officer struck by gunfire by a murder suspect in April has succumbed to his wounds.

Officer Patrick Hill died Saturday at 7:33 p.m., reports the Detroit Free Press.

Photo: Detroit PD Facebook page
Photo: Detroit PD Facebook page

Hill and other officers had pulled over Matthew Joseph, 23, on April 2 on the city's west side. Joseph opened fire as officers approached his vehicle. Rounds from Joseph struck Officer Hill in the head and a sergeant in the leg. Joseph was killed by return gunfire from the officers.

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Lt. 7796 @ 1/10/2014 8:43 AM

R.I.P Officer Patrick Hill.

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