Updated – Monroe, Michigan: At approximately 8:04PM on Saturday, May 24th Monroe Police received reports of a carjacking in the area of 2nd & Winchester Streets. A Monroe PD unit, 3Adam, quickly located the vehicle, a blue Ford Escape, in the parking lot of Taco Bell @ 1300 North 60 Hwy.
When the officer left her unit to make contact, the suspects exited the blue Ford Escape and opened fire, shots were exchanged and the officer was struck at least once.
Arriving officers pursued the suspects a short distance, taking one of them into custody following a taser deployment, according to dispatch audio. The second armed suspect, thought to have been struck by the officers return gunfire, was chased down and taken into custody behind Backyard Solutions on Ternes. The weapon involved in the attack was also recovered. The suspect was not injured.
The officer, Monroe Police Cpl. Renae Peterson, a 16-year veteran of the department was conveyed to a local hospital with a gunshot wound to the side/abdomen, then transferred to a hospital in Toledo where she remains in stable condition.
Kordney Antwoine Mcdonald, a 21 year old from the city of Ypsilanti. He was arraigned on (17) felony counts including Assault with Intent to Murder. No bond given.
Kobe Ryan Falls, a 21 year old from the city of Monroe. He was arraigned on (13) felony counts. Bond was set at $750,000.