A Michigan state police news release said the trooper, a Montcalm County sheriff’s department deputy and a Lakeview officer were serving an arrest warrant on Friday at the Cato Township home of a 40-year-old man. A Montcalm County Deputy was shot by the crossbow and taken by helicopter to Spectrum Health Butterworth Campus where he remains in stable condition.
“While in the process of making the arrest, the suspect shot at the officers with a crossbow, striking a Montcalm County deputy”, according to a state police statement.
Officers returned hearth, hanging the suspect at the very least as soon as.
Schultz also said the man told them him and his father what he would do if police showed up.
MSP Lt Rob Davis said: ‘This is an unfortunate, tragic situation but certainly highlights the dangers that our law enforcement officers face everyday.
According to a comprehensive database published by the Guardian newspaper in June, police in the United States kill more Americans in days than the police in other countries do in years.
Right now, the injured deputy is being treated at a hospital in Grand Rapids.