(CBS DETROIT) – A Detroit firefighter is dead after a suspected road rage incident.
Detroit Fire Commissioner Eric Jones identified Senior Lt. Francis Dombrowski as the victim in a shooting at a Shell gas station in Troy.READ MORE: Michigan Congressman: Federal Virus Aid Wasn't For Elected Officials
Police say a car followed the 55-year-old into the gas station parking lot Monday.
The men then got into a verbal altercation that escalated into a shooting according to authorities.
Dombrowski died as a result of his injuries.
He had spent 29 years on the job.READ MORE: GM Issues 2nd Bolt Recall; Faulty Batteries Can Cause Fires
The shooter initially fled the scene, but later turned himself in.
In a statement, Mayor Mike Duggan says he stands with the entire Detroit Fire Department and the city in the tragic loss of the lieutenant.
He added Dombrowski will be missed terribly.
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I stand with the entire Detroit Fire Department and our city in the tragic loss of Senior Lieutenant Francis Dombrowski who died on Monday evening, July 5 in Troy. He will be missed terribly. pic.twitter.com/um4CoSDVZn
— Mayor Mike Duggan (@MayorMikeDuggan) July 6, 2021
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