TROY, Mich. A Detroit man faces several charges following the fatal shooting of a Detroit Fire Department lieutenant in Troy on Monday.
Terell Josey, 27, was charged Thursday with counting open murder, a count of possession of a criminal weapon and a count for carrying a concealed weapon in the alleged weather rage that killed 55-year-old Lieutenant Frank Dombrowski.
According to Troy police, Dombrowski was shot in the parking lot of a Shell gas station on the corner of Rochester and East Wattles Road around 6 p.m. 21
Authorities said Dombrowski was driving south on Rochester Road in a black Ford Crown Victoria after leaving his home in Rochester Hills. He reportedly got a traffic shift with the passengers in a white Jeep Cherokee in the area of Rochester Road and South Boulevard.
Police say the vehicles continued to interact with each other, then pulled Dombrowski into a Troy gas station and the jeep followed. A woman allegedly drove the jeep and Josey was sitting in the passenger seat.
Police say the men immediately got into a verbal altercation that escalated to a shot. The gas station’s surveillance video has reportedly captured Josey firing three shots at Dombrowski in the upper body.
The female driver of the jeep remained in the vehicle during the shooting, officials said.
Dombrowski was treated on the spot and then taken to the hospital, where he later died as a result of his injuries.
Josey and the driver of the Jeep initially fled the scene but handed over to police early Tuesday morning. Josey was arrested and denied bond Thursday.
Anyone with information about the shooting should contact the Troy Police Department at 248-524-3477.
Detroit Fire Department Commissioner Eric Jones said Dombrowski was a devoted firefighter who spent 29 years on job-winning awards that really showed his dedication to the position.
“This man was murdered and now there are many broken hearts left in the wake. He is a disciplined man. He risked his life for strangers. He trained firefighters and he showed up every day without any complaints, ”Jones said. “He received the Medal of Valor in 2018. Of course, you do not do a job like this for 29 years without being incredibly disciplined.”
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