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Timestamp8/28/14 5:18
Date Searched5-Jan-13
StateMI - Michigan
CountyIonia
CityBelding
Victim NameBernard "Bud" Rowley
Victim's Age55
Victim's GenderMale
RaceUnknown
Hispanic or Latino OriginUnknown
Shots Fired1
Hit or Killed?Killed
Armed or Unarmed?Armed
WeaponHandgun
SummaryEarly on Jan. 5, Cooper shot and killed Rowley, 55, after he shot at trooper Hunt's patrol car. Early in the morning, Rowley shot out the window of Cooper's patrol car while it was parked at the Belding Police Department. Rowley led Cooper on a slow-speed chase through Belding. Hunt joined on M-44 as backup. Rowley stopped near M-44 and Hawley Highway. He exited his van and fired at Hunt. Cooper returned fire and killed him.
Source Linkhttp://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2013/02/belding_police_officer_who_sho.html
Name of Officer or Officers Jason Cooper
ShootingsYes
Was the Shooting Justified?5
Date of Incident1/5/13
Results Page Number1
County StateIonia MI - Michigan
Year2013