Michigan Officer Shot at Traffic Stop, Suspect in Custody

After Saginaw Township Officer Jeff Koenig was injured, he managed to radio for help. "I've been shot!" Koenig said. "I got shot in the face!"

Saginaw Township Officer Jeff Koenig was shot Jan. 22, 2019.Saginaw Township Officer Jeff Koenig was shot Jan. 22, 2019.Photo: Saginaw Township (MI) Police Department

A Saginaw Township, MI, police officer was shot in the face at a traffic stop Tuesday morning, leaving him in critical condition, state police said.

An hours-long manhunt was underway for 29-year-old Joshua Michael Rosebush in connection with the shooting until he was taken into custody after a brief pursuit and allegedly shooting at officers Tuesday afternoon, Michigan State Police officials said.

After Saginaw Township Officer Jeff Koenig was injured, he managed to radio for help, according to dispatch audio from broadcastify.com. "I've been shot!" Koenig said. "I got shot in the face!"

Koenig, a 16-year veteran of the department, is in critical condition but "has stabilized," authorities told reporters Tuesday morning, reports ABC News.

Joshua Michael Rosebush, 29, was taken into custody as a shooting suspect after Officer Jeff Koenig was shot in Saginaw Township, MI, Jan. 22, 2019.Joshua Michael Rosebush, 29, was taken into custody as a shooting suspect after Officer Jeff Koenig was shot in Saginaw Township, MI, Jan. 22, 2019.Photo: Michigan State Police

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