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Armed Mich. suspect shoots cop during standoff, posts to Facebook

The standoff continued as the suspect engaged police

By PoliceOne Staff

BAY CITY, Mich. — A 38-year-old armed man was involved in a standoff with police Friday afternoon, OurMidLand reported.

The suspect, Leroi D. Kocsis, was armed and police were in midst of negotiations while nearby schools when into lockdown.

The suspect posted on Facebook from the scene writing, “I love everybody n[sic] my daughter n[sic] corrupt police have forced my hand.”

Others commented on the status and asked Kocsis to turn himself in.

Kocsis was arraigned on two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a relation between the ages of 13 and 16. The charge is punishable by a life sentence.

The incident began when police tried to serve a felony arrest warrant and an officer was shot by Kocsis. The suspect then fled to a residence, barricaded himself in and fired on police.

The officer was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening wounds.

The incident is ongoing.



Freedom of speech I want my story heard

Posted by Leroi Kocsis on Friday, February 19, 2016

I love everybody n my daughter n corrupt police have forced my hand

Posted by Leroi Kocsis on Friday, February 19, 2016

So worried about you! Positive vibes and much love!

Posted by AmberRae O'Sunshine on Friday, February 19, 2016

There are so many people that care for you praying for you leroi

Posted by Odessa Behmlander on Friday, February 19, 2016

Praying for you.... please make the right decision

Posted by Michelle Ryan on Friday, February 19, 2016


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