Police Officer Justin Terney was shot and killed while pursuing a fleeing subject at approximately 11:30 pm.
He conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle near South Cooper Drive and Benson Park Road. The driver of the vehicle fled on foot and Officer Terney pursued him. Officer Turney deployed his taser, but it had no effect on the man. The subject then drew a firearm and shot Officer Terney several times. Officer Terney was able to return fire, striking the subject numerous times.
Officer Terney was transported to a local hospital where he died from his wounds.
Officer Terney had served with the Tecumseh Police Department for one year.