周日早些时候，两名 Lorain 警察局的辅助人员正在驾驶他们的私人车辆回家，当时一辆汽车 “积极地尾随他们的车辆” 强迫警员靠边停车. Once on the side of the road, 一个 “newer, dark-colored vehicle” pulled up to their car and fired several shots at the officers, according to a Lorain Police Department 新闻稿.
Both officers in the vehicle were struck by the gun fire before the suspect sped off. Officer Michael Mizen was struck in the finger, while Officer William Mott was hit on the forehead.
“Officer Mizen was treated for the injury to his finger and released from Mercy Hospital,” 声明说. “Officer Mott was treated for a non-life-threatening injury to his head. He was also released from Mercy Hospital just hours after the incident. Both officers are recovering and in stable condition.”
Officers from the Lorain Police Detective Bureau were called and responded to the scene of the shooting, and the incident remains under investigation.
“Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Lorain Police Detective Bureau at (440) 204-2105,” 声明说. “The Lorain Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in this incident. Callers remain anonymous.”