MSP: Trooper-Involved Shooting In Chippewa County
A trooper is on administrative leave after he shot a man in Chippewa County.
The trooper-involved shooting happened Monday night in Hulbert.
Troopers from the Michigan State Police Sault Ste. Marie post and sheriff’s deputies were responding to a domestic disturbance call when the 37-year-old suspect got in a car and drove away.
MSP say when the officers tried to stop him, the suspect rammed into the troopers, hurting one of them and disabling both of their cruisers.
Troopers say the man then got out of the car and continued to try to hurt the troopers. That’s when Michigan State Police say one of the troopers shot the suspect.
The suspect was airlifted to the hospital, and his condition is unknown.
One of the troopers was treated and released from the hospital.
Per Michigan State Police policy, the trooper has been placed on administrative leave.
The trooper-involved shooting is still under investigation.
Stay with Northern Michigan’s News Leader as we work to bring you more information on the trooper-involved shooting.