Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 22 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Officer Woyshner was shot and killed as he and his partner attempted to confiscate contraband. Officer Woyshner and his partner went to 5907 15th Street to confiscate contraband when the suspect opened fire. Officer Woyshner and his partner were both struck. Both Officers attempted to take cover in their patrol car, but collapsed before making it. Officer Woyshner's partner was able to radio for assistance. When they arrived, both officers were taken to Henry Ford Hospital. Officer Woyshner died from his wounds several hours later. The suspect, an ex-convict, was captured a short time later.
Officer Woyshner had served with the Detroit Police Department for 22 years and was survived by his wife and three children.