Armed 39 Year Old Male Shot By State Trooper
State Police Trooper Involved in Shooting in Owosso
via MSP: OWOSSO, MICH. Detectives from the Michigan State Police (MSP) First District Special Investigation Section are investigating a trooper-involved shooting that occurred outside a business at 311 W. Corunna Ave. in Owosso at approximately 11:35 p.m. on Aug. 4.
Preliminary investigation indicates that Flint Post troopers and Owosso City Police Department officerswere dispatched to The Avenue Bar & Grill for reports of a man banging on the door with a gun. The bar was closing at the time and there were no patrons inside. Upon arrival, the officers observed the man with the handgun and gave him loud verbal commands to drop the weapon.
When he did not comply, one trooper fired two rounds striking him in the abdomen.
The suspect is a 39-year-old man from Owosso. He sustained serious injuries and remains hospitalized.
Charges are expected to be sought against the suspect.