05/25/2006

Mich. officer dies after shooting

Officer Down: Jason Makowski - [Dearborn Heights, Michigan]

Biographical Info

Age: 35

Additional Info: Corporal Jason Makowski had served with the Dearborn Heights Police Department for 11 years.

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Makowski died as a result of gunfire wounds.

Date of Incident: May 24, 2006




ClickonDetroit.com

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. — A Dearborn Heights officer died overnight after he was shot in the line of duty.

Officer Jason Makowski was shot in the eye during a confrontation with a man in a neighborhood near Joy and Beech Daly roads Wednesday afternoon, Local 4 reported. He was assisting officers who responded to a 911 call about a man outside his house carrying a gun at about 6 p.m. in the 8500 block of Norborne Street, according to police.

Police said the man, Jeffrey Wolf, was battling depression and had been arguing with garbage workers.

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