Charges dropped against man arrested for officer’s murder after new evidence surfaces

Deangelo Davis to be released in officer shooting case

DETROIT, Mich. – A man who has been sitting behind bars for the murder of a police officer will soon be released.

On Wednesday, prosecutors in Michigan announced that criminal charges against 31-year-old DeAngelo Davis were dropped.

Davis was originally arrested for the murder of Wayne State University Police Officer Collin Rose last month.

Investigators say Rose was shot in the head after performing a traffic stop on a man riding a bicycle.

Davis was taken into custody a short time later after his bicycle was found near the scene.

However, authorities recently learned that Davis was caught on surveillance video inside a store at the time of the shooting, according to WXYZ.

“We have a cop killer who’s on the loose and that’s scary. And you know our officers work in conjunction with other law enforcement entities are doing everything possible to find that suspect to get him off the street,” Detroit Police Union President Mark Diaz said.