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Tue Sep 11, 2012, 02:47 AM

After 20-hour SWAT standoff, man suspected in cop's death found dead

Source: CNN

...At 10 p.m. ET Sunday, police officers responded to a report of gunfire at the home in West Bloomfield Township, Michigan, according to a police spokesman.

Officer Patrick O'Rourke was shot several times by the gunman and later died at a hospital, said Lt. Tim Diamond.

After a 20-hour standoff during which police knocked out a wall in the home and the suspect fired more shots, police sent in a robot outfitted with a camera, according to a release from the West Bloomfield police department.

When a team of police officers entered the room they discovered Ricky Coley was dead, a police dispatcher said.

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According to court documents, Coley was scheduled to have an early intervention conference on Monday morning in his recent divorce case, a day on which he was reportedly about to be evicted.

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2012/09/11/us/michigan-police-killing-standoff/index.html

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Tue Sep 11, 2012, 04:17 AM

1. Domestic calls are the most dangerous for cops

They can't know the state of mind of the people whose doors they knock on.

And it usually isn't very rational.

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Tue Sep 11, 2012, 12:16 PM

2. Wonder if this guy;

Was an NRA member who would never commit a crime using a handgun.

Jus' asking.

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