Detroit Police: Wayne State University officer shot

DETROIT — A spokeswoman for the Detroit Police Department says that an officer from a university in the city has been shot.

Officer Shanelle Williams says that the victim of the Tuesday shooting is a Wayne State University officer. She had no additional information.

The school has more than 27,000 students and is located in the heart Detroit.

The shooting follows four recent incidents in which law enforcement officers were shot.

A detective was fatally shot in San Antonio, Texas, on Sunday. Also Sunday, police officers were shot in St. Louis, in Gladstone, Missouri, and in Sanibel, Florida. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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