Detroit Evening Report, July 18, 2022: Loved ones remember slain Detroit police officer at funeral

Detroit Police Chief speaks at a podium with a photo of Officer Loren Courts behind him.

DPD Police Chief James White speaks about the shooting of Officer Loren Courts, on Thursday, July 7, at Detroit Public Safety Headquarters.

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Colleagues, family and friends gathered in Detroit today for the funeral of slain Detroit Police Officer Loren Courts. Courts was killed July 6 while responding to a report of gunfire on the city’s west side. Police say 19-year-old Ehmani Davis shot at police, striking Courts while in his cruiser.

Davis was killed by police at the scene.

The funeral took place at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit. Office Courts is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery.

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Photo Credit: Nate Pappas, WDET

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  • Sascha Raiyn
    Sascha Raiyn is Education Reporter at 101.9 WDET. She is a native Detroiter who grew up listening to news and music programming on Detroit Public Radio.