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UPDATE: Man Faces Charges After Firing a Gun at Police Officers

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Richard Radcliffe is facing two assault charges, intentional discharge of a firearm, and felony firearm.

Police responded to a mobile home in Blair Township in Grand Traverse county after hearing reports of shots fired.

When they arrived, he fired several rounds in their direction, but no one was injured in the exchange.

He's being held on a $750,000 bond.


A close call for officers in Grand Traverse county responding to a report of shots fired. 

Deputies became the target of gunfire in Grawn on Sunday afternoon.

When police arrived at a home on Sunburst Street in Grawn, one person left the house and began pacing in the middle of the road.

As police began to approach the person in the road, Richard Radcliffe opened the front door of the house and fired multiple shots at the officers.

One of the deputies returned fire, Radcliffe surrendered to police, and was arrested moments later.

Several bullets struck a house across the street. No one was injured, but the house had several bullet holes and the refrigerator had to be replaced.

Radcliffe admitted to having the rifle, and firing it inside the home.

No one was hit by any of the fired shots.

Radcliffe faces multiple felony charges including assault with the intent to murder.