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Flags to Be Flown at Half-Staff for Slain West Bloomfield Officer

Flags to Be Flown at Half-Staff for Slain West Bloomfield Officer

By FOX 47 News. CREATED Sep 13, 2012

Flags should be at half-staff on Friday to honor Patrick O'Rourke, a police officer in West Bloomfield Township who died last Sunday.

O'Rourke was shot and killed while trying to help a man they believed was suicidal.

It led to a 20-hour stand-off with police before the gunman, Ricky Coley, killed himself. Investigators say Coley was business executive who was going through legal and marital problems.