DETROIT, MI – On Sunday, January 28th, 2018 Officer Doss died as a result of gunshot wounds he suffered by alleged shooter Decharlos Brooks. Today, the Wayne County Prosecutors Office will amend the charges to First Degree Murder and Murder of a Peace Officer.
Decharlos Brooks will be arraigned at the Probable Cause Conference on February 6, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. in 36 District Court in Detroit.
Prosecutor Kym Worthy said, “The hearts of the men and women of the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office are heavy today, but our resolve is strong to bring the defendant to justice. Brooks is now facing murder charges for his alleged actions. The death of Officer Doss illustrates once again the extreme danger involved for police officers in domestic violence cases. We must protect our officers, and pay very serious attention to domestic violence issues.”