Evart Man Accused of Firing Gun During Argument, Driving Drunk

Police say a man was drunk when he fired a gun into the air during an argument in Big Rapids then drove away.

Just after midnight Big Rapids police were called to Baldwin Street after reports of gunshots.

They say it started with an argument in a parking lot.

Near the end of it, they say the suspect fired a gun into the air.

Police stopped the Evart man a short time later.

Police say he was drunk and they found a handgun in the car.

Officers arrested the man on gun charges and for driving while intoxicated.