Sat. Sep 30th, 2023

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State Police mentioned Thursday they shot and arrested a 39-year-old Florida man in reference to 4 of the company’s cruisers being set ablaze and shot at outdoors a publish within the Higher Peninsula.

A gunfight started whereas officers have been executing a search warrant round 1:45 p.m. Thursday at a property within the Sault Ste. Marie space, mentioned Lt. Mark Giannunzio, a state police spokesperson.

The suspect fired photographs at troopers and the officers returned hearth, Giannunzio mentioned in an electronic mail. The person was hit and brought by ambulance to a hospital, he mentioned.

The suspect’s title and situation weren’t instantly launched. No officers have been injured, Giannunzio mentioned.

Police on Wednesday had described a suspect as a white male who was carrying camouflage in footage of the early Wednesday assault, is taken into account armed and harmful, the company mentioned in a plea for the general public’s assist in figuring out him.

Safety cameras captured footage of a person dousing the autos with gasoline and setting them on hearth round 3:15 a.m. Wednesday outdoors the Sault Ste. Marie publish, then capturing them with a rifle from a distance, Giannunzio mentioned.

The assault occurred in an space of the publish that’s simply accessible to the general public, Giannunzio mentioned Wednesday. Police had described a suspect as a white male who was carrying camouflage and was thought of armed and harmful.

“He actually simply pulls into the driveway main into the publish and that is the place these 4 autos have been parked,” he mentioned.

The suspect was final seen driving away in an SUV, Giannunzio mentioned.

Sault Ste. Marie is a metropolis on the northeastern tip of the Higher Peninsula, about 300 miles (482 kilometers) north of Detroit.

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