Jun 16, 2021
Royal Oak Township Man Fires Shotgun After Being Assaulted, Later Arrested By Police
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(CBS DETROIT) – A Royal Oak Township man who was frustrated after being assaulted fired a shotgun in a yard and fled into a residence before being arrested by Michigan State Police.
It happened on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. when a trooper heard a gunshot near the intersection of Bethlawn and Pasadena streets.READ MORE: Athletes Abused By Late Doctor Demand University Of Michigan Probe
The trooper saw a 22-year-old man holding a shotgun in the front yard of a home. Police say when the trooper asked the 22-year-old man to drop the shotgun, he initially refused. After the trooper ordered the man numerous times to drop the weapon, police say he eventually dropped the shotgun and then ran into the home.
Troopers then set up a perimeter and attempted to convince the man to surrender. According to MSP, after 45 minutes, the man surrendered and his was taken into police custody. Troopers learned that the man had been the victim of an assault and was firing his gun into the air in frustration.READ MORE: Ford Maverick: Hybrid Truck Challenges Status Quo, Stereotypes Of Pickups, Expert Says
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They searched the man’s home and located an additional handgun inside and which was also seized.
According to troopers, the man was medically evaluated for injuries he sustained in the earlier assault. He was later transported to a local hospital to receive mental health care and prosecutors are reviewing this case.MORE NEWS: This Michigan City Was Named 2021s Best Lake Beach Town To Live In
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Crews battle brush fires along Highway 152 near Gilroy
Firefighters on Wednesday afternoon battled four brush fires along State Route 152 southeast of Gilroy, authorities said.
The fires were first reported at about 3:50 p.m. near Lovers Lane, said Pam Temmermand, a spokesperson for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
At about 4:35 p.m., Cal Fire announced via Twitter that forward progress of the fires had been stopped.
The cause of the fires is under investigation.
There was a total of four fire starts along Highway 152. Due to the quick actions by CAL FIRE Hollister Aircraft and CAL FIRE ground resources the forward progress of the fires have been stopped. #Loversfire pic.twitter.com/qpJLE8lu9m
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