The officer, who is a new father, was clinging to life early Thursday morning at a local hospital, where he was undergoing surgery.
Just days after Mayor Duggan and Police Chief James Craig boasted about a reduction in crime in 2017, violence broke out Sunday.
A heart was among at least three other suspected organs found at Detroit’s wastewater treatment plant in the past two weeks.
A 28-year-old man was found dead behind the counter of a marijuana dispensary in Detroit.
Another bold act of retaliation in the embattled Detroit Fire Department?
Is the Detroit Fire Department covering up for Deputy Chief Robert Shinske, who previously was suspended for driving his city-issued SUV to a bar?
A citizen journalist whose house was raided in October appears to be the victim of a dirty payback scheme by arson investigators and a top administration official in the Detroit Fire Department.
In the meantime, neighborhoods were left with very little police protection as victims of violent crimes often waited more than an hour for help.
The scene was chaotic as people fled the area, many of them families with children.
Police are looking for a van or SUV that sped away from the gruesome scene Thursday night.