By ZEINAB NAJM
DETROIT — A Detroit police officer who is a Dearborn resident was shot during a drug raid in Detroit Oct. 31.
Officer Hameed Mohamed was shot in the leg through a metal door as he approached the house in the 8500 block of Orangelawn. The gunman shot Mohamed with a “high powered weapon” when the shrapnel hit Mohamed.
After Mohamed was shot, a firefight began between people in the house and additional police officers.
Mohamed, an 18-year veteran of the Detroit Police Department, is recovering at a local hospital.
Police have arrested five suspects involved in the raid and shooting, including the initial shooter. Police have also the gun used during the shooting.
(Zeinab Najm can be reached at [email protected])