Man accused of shooting cop in face gets shot in face

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(Saginaw News) A Saginaw Township officer has undergone surgery for bullet wounds received during a traffic stop, while the parolee accused of shooting him has been returned to prison. The suspect also is recovering from being shot in the face by an officer during his arrest.

Late in the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 23, Officer Jeff Koenig, 48, underwent surgery at University Hospital in Ann Arbor for a wound to his jaw, said Saginaw Township Police Chief Donald F. Pussehl Jr.

“The surgery lasted for approximately two hours,” Pussehl said. “Surgeons cleaned the wound, however, were not able to begin reconstructive surgery due to swelling that has developed. Once the swelling subsides, additional surgeries will take place. Officer Koenig will continue to rest while awaiting further surgeries. Please continue to keep Officer Koenig in your thoughts and prayers.”

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