When police uncovered the dead body, a passenger in the car fled the scene. He was arrested later that evening.
Inside the former officer's home, police found signs of a struggle. "We are looking for this individual because we don't know how he's connected to anything. Mostly for his own safety," Fitzgerald said.
A Detroit ice cream store said it will deny service to police officers if they are wearing tactical body armor.
Nicolette Francette-Person was last seen on Thursday, June 23.
Police stopped the vehicle for driving on a sidewalk in Downtown Detroit.
One woman is dead and a total of three people in custody including the man who was the victim's husband and target of the armed break-in. Police say the husband is a suspect in a separate murder.
One of the teens is a family member of the man and briefly lived in the home with the victims.
DPD is using high-tech metal detectors to enforce Hart Plaza's weapons-free zone.
The victim was identified as 55-year-old Karl Lockridge - known to many as "Lock" and didn't seem to bother anybody, loved ones said.
The mission is named “Operation Saniyah Pugh" after the 11-year-old was shot and killed earlier this month. She was hit by a stray bullet in a home off Goulburn on the city’s east side.
Police are looking into reports this crash stemmed from a road rage shooting - however, at this point, DPD haven't found any evidence of such an incident.
A man and his father were both wounded in a pair of shootings Monday, one taking place on I-94, and a second happening in the parking lot of Ascension St. John Hospital.
Lt. Velma Hampton responded as the supervisor at the scene when the woman allegedly spit in her face - launching the 25-year DPD veteran into a tirade.
"Once we left the other restaurant, as we were walking by Bar Louie, they were serving food. And that was around 11 o’clock at night," Watkins said. "So their kitchen didn’t close," he said. "It was just closed for us."
In two particularly violent areas of Detroit, felons in possession of a gun could face severe federal charges as the city and government try to find ways to curb violence in the Motor City.
The officer is recovering in the hospital and the suspect driver remains at large after reversing into the deputy and dragging them along a fence line Monday.
The Detroit Police Department is still investigating the incident.
"Being even under like, 'Demonic control' and that was the word he was using, and having demonic thoughts at this time," the prosecutor said. “Those are very disturbing facts that point to someone who is a danger to the community.”
“His injuries were so severe I dropped the phone," she said. "His bones in his forehead were broken, his back was broken, his neck was broken, his spleen was messed up, his fingers broken. He can’t walk or talk.”
One suspect was driving while the other, hanging outside the rear right window of the vehicle, shot eight rounds at responding police.