Author: Lindsey J. Bertomen

By PoliceOne Staff

SAGINAW TOWNSHIP, Mich. — An hours-long manhunt for a suspect who shot an officer in the face during a traffic stop ended Tuesday afternoon.

Police took 29-year-old Joshua Michael Rosebush, the suspect in the shooting of Saginaw Township officer Jeff Koenig, into custody after a brief pursuit and shootout, ABC News reports.

Rosebush shot at officers as they attempted to arrest him. They returned fire and wounded the suspect, who was taken to a hospital. No officers were hurt in the gunfire exchange.

Koenig, a 16-year veteran officer, was shot in the face and shoulder, but managed to race back to his vehicle to radio for help. He is currently in critical but stable condition.

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LIVE: Update on Saginaw Township police officer shooting.

Posted by ABC12: Your Trusted Source! WJRT-TV on Tuesday, January 22, 2019

MSP Forensic Lab personnel arrived on scene of the non-fatal shooting of a Saginaw Twp. Police Officer. The officer was shot during a traffic stop. State Police Detectives were requested to handle the investigation. We hope to have more information as the investigation moves on.

— MSP Bay Region (@mspbayregion) January 22, 2019

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