DETROIT (FOX 2) - Public viewings will be held this weekend ahead of Detroit police officer Loren Courts' funeral.
The viewings are scheduled from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and 3-9 p.m. Sunday at Greater Grace Temple at 23500 W. Seven Mile Rd. in Detroit.
A funeral for family and members of the Detroit Police Department will be held Monday morning before Courts is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Courts, 40, was killed while responding to a shots fired call July 6 in the area of Joy Road and Marlowe Street. When officers arrived, 19-year-old Ehmani Davis shot out of a window at a police cruiser, hitting Courts in the neck.
After he was shot, his partner, Officer Amanda Hudgens, put pressure on his wounds. As Hudgens was tending to Courts, Davis came outside and walked toward her, Police Chief James White said. She continued to help Courts.
Other officers who arrived minutes later shot and killed Davis. Police Chief James White described what happened that night as an ambush of officers.
While the gunman is dead, another man is facing charges in connection with the crime. Sheldon Avery Thomas, 26, is accused of buying the gun used. Authorities said he admitted that he said he was buying the weapon for himself but was really getting it for Davis a month before the fatal shooting.
A GoFundMe page has been set up for Courts' family.
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