Police seek information involving fatal shooting of Oakland County sheriff deputy

OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – The Detroit Police Department is seeking information from the community regarding the fatal shooting of Oakland County Sheriff Bradley Reckling while in the line of duty.

The incident occurred on Saturday (June 22) at 10:48 p.m. in the area of Park Grove and Schoenherr streets when Reckling was behind a stolen Chevy Equinox when the vehicle suddenly stopped.

Reckling was among three deputies from the auto theft unit searching for the stolen Equinox from the Red Oaks Waterpark in Oakland County sometime between 1 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. on Saturday.

Officials said the suspects exited the Equinox and fired two shots, hitting Reckling.

Reckling was transported to a Metro Detroit hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

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Anyone with information should contact Detroit’s Homicide Task Force at 313-596-2260, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-up, or submit a tip on DetroitRewards.TV (If the tip moves this case forward, the tipster will receive a $5000.00 reward. Must include case number 2406220359).

All tips to Crime Stoppers are anonymous. Click here to submit a tip online.

A GoFundMe nearing $75,000 in donations was started which can be found here.

Another fund through Mission Oakland, backed by Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard, can be found here.