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Veteran girls basketball coach Charles Knott shot to death

As a native Detroiter, Charles Knott was proud and compassionate about his city and its people.

And, he dedicated his life to the betterment of the young people of Detroit he came in contact with each day, especially as a basketball coach.

But late Tuesday night, the city Knott loved so much fought back.

More: Cody High, fellow coaches shocked at death of basketball coach Charles Knott

We don’t know any details about the situation,” Cody principal Johnathon Matthews said. “Right now we’re just trying to get the students situated. We have grief counselors for the students and staff, and we’re just working with the community and the family. Our students are going through a lot, and our parents have asked us to keep as much of the press away as possible. I can make a simple statement in this respect: He has been within the Cody community for over 20 years. He has impacted several people in this community. He’s not only been involved inside the community at the school level, but also in terms of mentoring in the community and programs in the community.”

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