Off-duty Detroit sergeant killed in domestic incident
Chief James Craig said that Sgt. Elaine Williams was "a rising star in this police department"
GARDEN CITY, Mich. — Police say an off-duty Detroit sergeant has died following what was described as domestic violence at a home in a suburban community.
Detroit Police Chief James Craig said Monday that Sgt. Elaine Williams was "a rising star in this police department."
#EOW @detroitpolice Sgt. Elaine Williams was murdered in an off-duty incident. She was also a former colleague, and great friend to one of our members.— 💙🕯Brotherhood for the Fallen🕯💙 (@BFTFAurora) June 4, 2019
We offer our sincerest condolences to her family, both blood and blue, during this tragic time. RIP Sister 💙 📷:VM pic.twitter.com/GIezXEbr5W
Police in Garden City say in a statement that they responded to the home about 11:40 p.m. Sunday and found a person dead inside. Another person was found shot and wounded outside the home and was taken to a hospital for treatment. Details on that person haven't been released.
Police describe what happened as a domestic violence incident and say there's no active threat to the community. Police are investigating.