DETROIT, Michigan – WXYZ reports a veteran Detroit police sergeant who was shot earlier this week has died.

Sgt. Kenneth Stiel died from medical complications and a possible blood clot, we’re told.

He had been with the department for 20 years.

Stiel was supposed to be released from the hospital today.

According to police, the sergeant was shot in the shoulder by 25-year-old Marquise Cromer last Monday.

Cromer is charged with assault with intent to murder, resisting and obstructing a police officer causing serious impairment, three counts of resisting and obstructing a police officer, possession of a short barreled shotgun and felony firearm.

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